B50m fire at foam factory
- Published: 9 Feb 2013 at 14.45
- Online news:
Damage is estimated at 50 million baht from a fire at three warehouses of SPI Group, a leading producer of foam and plastic products, in Si Racha district of Chon Buri.
More than 10 fire trucks rushed to the scene but the flames were so strong that it took firefighters more than one hour to control the blaze.
Phaitoon Boonta, an employee at the company, said he and around 10 co-workers had just begun work as usual when they suddenly heard several noises that sounded like explosions. They then saw flames spreading out quickly from the warehouse. They tried to control the fire and called for help from the fire brigade and police.
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