Police are investigating a blaze that ripped by way of a mansion north of downtown yesterday whereas its proprietor was away that killed two of his canines.
It took firefighters and 5 water vehicles 45 minutes late Thursday afternoon to place out the flames which had engulfed the luxurious, two-story dwelling in Chaiyapruk Village on Sukhapiban 5 Highway in Bangkok’s Bang Khen district.
Explosions have been heard at about 5pm from inside the home owned by 63-year-old businessman Kiattisak Watanyuwanich, proprietor of building firm S.Ok.S. Group. Although Kiattisak was not dwelling on the time, his two canines have been unable to flee and died within the hearth.
Footage of flames leaping from the mansion’s giant home windows proved in style on-line.
Police this morning are nonetheless questioning witnesses, in keeping with Capt. Thanasak Pongsiand of Bang Khen police. They embody two housemaids and a painter employed to do work in the lounge yesterday. The painter instructed police that he smelled one thing burning whereas working, and when he opened a door to analyze, panicked on the sight of a desk already burning close to some curtains. The flames shortly unfold, forcing everybody to flee for his or her lives.
Police suspect that the foundation reason behind the fireplace was a brief circuit. Damages have been estimated to be as much as THB50 million (US$1.6 million).
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