2 Die in Fire at Major Hollywood Phra Pradaeng

Smoke pours from the Major Hollywood shopping mall in southern metro Bangkok on Tuesday morning.

SAMUT PRAKAN — Two men died today after a fire broke out in a pub and spread to other parts of the Major Hollywood shopping mall in the southern metro district of Phra Pradaeng.

The fire reportedly started at around 10:45am Tuesday in the Tawan Daeng Sad Saeng Duen pub and restaurant before spreading to the other parts of the building.

Two mall patrons died. One man was killed inside a gym located in the mall, according to Col. Sathit Pakdee of Rat Burana Police Station. A second man died later at a local hospital. Two others were taken to hospital for treatment of their injuries.

Sathit said police are investigating the cause of the fire, which is yet unknown.