Cell-phone blamed for overnight house fire ( What firefighters from…
Cell-phone blamed for overnight house fire
How a two-storey residence in Mancha Khiri district was destroyed in Khon Kaen?
fire believed started by
a plugged-in mobile phone left to overcharge when
the 80-year-old householder went out for the night
What police do?
alerted to the fire at the wooden house in Ban Nong To at around 12.30am on Wednesday
What firefighters from several districts were?
dispatched to the site
brought the blaze under control in 30 minutes
Who is Pol Col Banjong Sirisut and what Pol Col Banjong Sirisut said?
superintendent of Mancha Khiri police station
Neighbours told officers they heard a loud noise from inside the house, and then saw flames which quickly spread through it.
What the house owner, identified?
Thongkham, 80, later
when she saw what had become of her house and then she taken to hospital
What Thongkham later told police?
she set her mobile phone to
charge in her bedroom
forgot to unplug it before leaving the house on business
What Pol Col Banjong Sirisut said?
This is the likely cause of the fire.
What the cause of the blaze being?
still being investigated