42-year-old man injured while fighting forest fire in Chiang Dao

A 42-year-old man was injured while fighting a fire in Chiang Dao yesterday, April 21.

The incident occurred in a forest area in Ban Na Lao Mai in the Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary in Moo 10 Tambon Chiang Dao, Chiang Dao district at around 3 p.m.

The injured man, Mr. Thanong Mei Poh was fighting a fire as a staff member of the Mae Takhao Forest Fire Control Station when he fell heavily, injuring his right leg.

He was initially taken to Chiang Dao Hospital before later being transferred to Nakornping Hospital in Don Kaeo, Mae Rim for further treatment.

An x-ray found he had a broken leg.

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Posted by ข้อมูลข่าวสารเฉพาะกิจของจังหวัดเชียงใหม่ on Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Photo: Chiang Mai Data Center