Woman firefighter dies in fire

 | Tue 7 Apr 2020 11:18 ICT

CityNews – A woman found dead over the weekend in a forest fire at Ban Khun Pae, Chom Thong district.

Tanee Kitjaroenpat, a 41 year old Karen woman who took part in preventing widespread forest fires in Mae Chaem district, sadly lost her life in a fire. Due to the steep slope area and a particularly strong bushfire, Tanee died on the spot after being engulfed in flames on Thursday, 2rd April 2020.

She is the third victim of forest fires this year in Chiang Mai and the forth in Northern Thailand. People who want to help her family can now donate through Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives account number 011 232 2991 49. Account name Dang Suntreepraiwan, her father.