Fire in Bangkok’s Bang Rak Injures 1 Woman

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BANGKOK — A woman was being treated for burns after a fire broke out Friday afternoon near the Russian Embassy in Bangkok.

Col. Nakorn Thongpanich of Bangrak police said the fire began at about 4pm, destroying five residences in Soi Santiphap. The woman, who was unidentified, was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The fire has since been brought under control, he said.