Fire guts plastics factory in Bangkok

A firefighter sprays water onto the flames at the Magnetic Co plastics factory in Bangkok's Thawi Watthana district in the early hours of Thursday. (Photo taken from @FM91trafficpro)

A fire raged through a plastics factory in Bangkok’s Thawi Watthana district in the early hours of Thursday, destroying all machinery but causing no casualties.

The fire broke out at the factory premises of Magnetic Co in Soi Baromratchonnanee 64 in Thawi Watthana about 2.30am, said Pol Capt Theerawat Kaewsri, deputy chief investigator at Thammasala police station. 

Ten fire trucks and crews sent to the blaze took more than an hour to put it out, Thai media reported.

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