Huge Forest Fire Near Monfort School Creeps into Neighbourhood

 | Fri 3 Apr 2015 06:24 ICT

CityNews – Yesterday evening, April 2, a forest fire behind Montfort College in downtown Nong Hoi, Chiang Mai, came a little too close to communities.

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Firemen took around two hours to control the blaze, that spread over 100 rai of land, 5 kilometres in length.

There were no report of injuries, deaths, or damage to houses.

Officials believe the fire was likely started after local residents burnt rubbish.