Blaze damages tour boats in central Thailand

A blaze damaged three electric tour boats in Thailand‘s central Samut Prakan province this morning. The boats were recharging at a pier on the Chao Phraya river in the Phra Pradaeng district.
A security guard at the pier, 64 year outdated Somdet Sae Ueng, stated that the fireplace started when a battery on one of many tour boats exploded, and flames spread to other boats close by.
Firefighters from the Puchao Saming Phrai Municipality arrived on the scene with five trucks and put out the flames in about half an hour. The injury from the incident was nonetheless being evaluated, and there were no reported injuries, Bangkok Post reported.
The Samut Prakan Marine Office is presently investigating the trigger of the hearth and invited witnesses to provide info. The Samut Prakan Marine Department also reported that there have been eleven electric tour boats moored at the pier when the fireplace broke out, and the three damaged boats had been unregistered for service.
The names of the three broken boats are Mine Smart Ferry 27, Mine Smart Ferry 28 and Mine Smart Ferry 29. The pier was rented by Mine Mobility Research Co., which supplies services for electrical boats.
Model comes after one other boat fireplace broke out in Thailand earlier this month.
On the night of February 4, a speedboat engulfed in flames sank off Thailand’s island of Koh Samui. According to the Thailand Maritime Enforcement Command Centre (Thai-MECC), the boat caught hearth near the Bang Rak boat pier in tambon Bo Phut of Koh Samui district. Thankfully, nobody was damage within the incident.
Last 12 months, there have been a couple of boat fires in Thailand.
On December 11, a tour boat moored at a pier in Phuket caught hearth causing damages however no injuries or deaths. Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew reported that nobody was on board the ship at the time of the fireplace, so there were no accidents or fatalities, however the boat did maintain damages.
People on the scene reported that they initially noticed flames on the proper side of the boat. Shortly after they heard an explosion and the boat was engulfed in flames..

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