PATHUM THANI — A fire broke out at a factory near Thailand’s largest agricultural market Talaad Thai on Tuesday afternoon.
The fire was reported about 2pm at a coconuts-filled warehouse in Soi Thepkunchorn 14 near Talaad Thai north of Bangkok in Pathum Thani province. It was fueled by coconut husks stored inside, and was brought under control after about two hours. There were no immediate reports of injury.
There building is surrounded by townhouses and commercial buildings, and there were concerns it would spread.
The cause of the fire is being investigated.