Phone Call FireA house in Pattaya went up in flames after the owner went to answer the phone and left a pan of hot oil on the stove.
PATTAYA – July 26,2015 [PattayaDailyNews]; at 22.00 pm Pol.Lt.Col.Saney Yodroongrueng-inspector of Nong Prue police station- was notified that a house was on fire. After notification the police officers, firemen and a rescue team rushed to the scene.
At the scene the officers found a house and the kitchen was on fire. It took the fire brigade 30 minutes to bring it under control and the damage was expected to be around 100,000 baht.
Ms Kakanang Saekow aged 43 who is the house owner said she was heating some oil to cook some chicken when the phone rang. Whilst on the phone she could smell burning and rushed back to find the kitchen on fire. She was really frightened and shouted for help and a neighbour tried to extinguish the fire. However, the fire was too strong so the called the fire brigade.