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Volvo explodes into flames outside Phuket Temple

Fire has engulfed a parked Volvo sedan next to a temple in Phuket town. The car’s owner was taking part in a funeral inside the temple last night (Sunday).

Firefighters were notified of the incident at Wat Kosit Wiharn Temple in Phuket Town at 7.11 pm. Two fire engines headed to the scene along with Phuket City police.

The engine compartment of the white Volvo was well ablaze when they arrived. It took about 20 minutes to get the fire under control. The front part of the car has been almost totally destroyed.

The car owner says he was participating in the funeral inside after parking his car. He heard someone shout from outside that a car had caught fire. He ran out and found that his car was completely engulfed in flames

At this stage police believe that the fire could have started from an electric short circuit in the engine compartment of the car. Forensic Police will continue to investigate to discover the cause of the fire.

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