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A fire has destroyed eight tourist fishing boats in Satun province earlier today.

Police report that the fire broke out at the Pak Bara pier and spread quickly from a fishing boat to seven other adjacent boats. The boats were used to take tourists out to fish in the sea. The pier is the take-off point for boats heading from the Satun mainland out to the nearby islands.

La-ngu district chief Thani Hayimasa rushed to the scene to direct the firefighting operation but the eight boats were completely gutted before he arrived.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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SOURCE: The Nation

 

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