Khao Laem forest in Thai province of Nakhon Nayok up in flames

BANGKOK (The Nation/Asia News Network): The Centre of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation along with relevant officials are working to extinguish the fire that has broken out in Nakhon Nayok’s forested Khao Laem area on Wednesday (March 29).

Officials are also putting up fire breaks to prevent the flames from spreading further.

The governor of Nakhon Nayok has pledged to use helicopters on Thursday to extinguish the ongoing forest fires at Khao Laem.

He urged the public to understand the reason behind his decision, saying that working at night would be dangerous for the fire-fighters.

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