Boat On Fire At Bali HaiThe blaze broke out on boat with passengers on board. Fortunately, no one was injured from the incident.
PATTAYA – February 25,2017 [PattayaDailyNews]; at 19.00pm Pol Col Chatchapol Pattarasiriporn, chief of investigation affair of Pattaya police, was notified that a boat was on fire and there were passengers on board. Immediately,the officers and rescuers were sent to the scene.
At the location, the officers found the blaze broke out from the engine room and there were around 130 passengers on board; therefore, the officers extinguished the fire for 13 minutes. Luckily, no one was injured.
Mr Itsara Muensaen, 48 year-old captain, told the officers that he carried Russian tourists from Koh Sak island and he was docking at Bali Hai pier then the blaze broke out at engine room. He tried to calm the passengers down.
It’s expected that the cause of fire is leakage of diesel; however, the officers would investigate the real cause further.