Thailand: Foreign tourists moved to safety as forest fire breaks out in Phuket’s Rawai area


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BANGKOK, Feb 6 (The Nation Thailand/ANN): Tourists were evacuated when a forest fire broke out on Laem Krating Cape in Phuket’s Rawai subdistrict on Saturday night (Feb 5).

The blaze, which had spread quickly by 8pm, could not be tackled immediately because the area was unreachable. The fire covered two rai of a steep hill and flames were first spotted at around 4pm.

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