Fire Destroys Sermon Hall Days Before Buddhist Holiday

 | Wed 20 Jul 2016 03:49 ICT

CityNews – A fire broke out in a sermon hall at the Kannitharam temple in Doi Saket just days before Asahna Bucha Day┬ácausing over 2 million baht worth of damage, but nobody was injured.

sermon hall fire

In the morning of July 18, a fire broke out in the sermon hall, causing the one monk in the building to escape. 68-year-old Phrakru Buddhithammaraksa escaped without injury when the fire began.

It took two fire engines over one hour to put out the flames which destroyed the building.

Police are now investigating the cause of the fire.