Huge Forest Fire in Chiang Mai

A forest fire rages Sunday evening on Doi Suthep mountain, Chiang Mai Province. Photo: Matichon

By Pravit Rojanaphruk
Senior Staff Writer

CHIANG MAI — A large fire broke out Sunday afternoon on Doi Suthep mountain in Chiang Mai province and has been spreading since about 2pm.

As of 10pm on Sunday the fire was still expanding.

About 10 rai (1.6 hectares) of land have been affected and 100 firefighters have been mobilized to tackle the blaze. The forest fire is visible from downtown Chiang Mai city as of 10pm Sunday.

Chiang Mai News has posted this clip on YouTube

This is a developing story.