Fire on ringroad yesterday pushehes our AQI into dangerous levels

 | Mon 9 Mar 2020 15:47 ICT

CityNews – 9th March 2020, after a couple of days of fairly decent AQI levels, Chiang Mai has the ignominity of being back in the news for being the third most polluted city in the world.

Yesterday, 8th March, the municipality fire department was called to a piece of land behind Amway off the first ring road where fire was ravaging an empty piece of land. It took three hours to contain the fire.

This fire produced a large amount of smoke which has contributed to today’s high levels. According to