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Massive Fire Burns through Abbot’s House
CityNews – On 20th September, 11.40 a.m. Mae Rim Police Station received a call that there was a fire at Wat Phranon Khonmuang.
The end of the fire
When police arrived with fire rescue they found a fire blazing aggressively on the second floor of a monk’s house. Six fire engines from Chiang Mai Municipality Office were called to stop the flames. 100 soldiers from the nearby army base also came to help, while the fire drew hundreds of local spectators. After almost 40 minutes the second storey of the house was entirely destroyed.
Phra Kru Sundhorn Pattanasit, the abbot, said he was having lunch with monks in the temple when he first smelled burning. He said the house was 33 years old now. He had been thinking about repairing some electrical wires but it was now too late. The initial damages are estimated at around five million baht.
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