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87 year old bedridden woman killed in Phuket fire

Tanutam Thawan

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An 87 year old bedridden woman was burnt to death last night in a house fire in Phuket Town.

The Phuket City Police were notified of the fire in Soi Cherng Keeree in Phuket Town at 7.10pm Saturday night.

Police, emergency responders and firefighters arrived to find the wooden house with a zinc/steel roof ablaze. It took firefighters about 15 minutes to control the fire.

Inside the burnt house they found the body of the 87 year old woman, Ammara Khwanmueang, who had been bedridden for several years. Her remains were taken to Vachira Phuket Hospital.

Neighbours told police that the woman had lived in the house for a long time. She didn’t have any children. According to her family, relatives were always visiting her house to take care her. At the time of the fire she was alone in the house, according to police.

Police are continuing their investigation to find the cause of the fire and questioning her relatives.

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