Electrical fault sparks fire that guts house in Phayao

A house was gutted in Phayao yesterday (June 3) in a fire authorities believe was sparked by an electrical fault.

The fire started in the house in Mae Chai District at 4:10 p.m. yesterday with emergency services workers arriving promptly at the scene. According to reports it took firefighters 45 minutes to extinguish the blaze.

Fortunately, neighboring properties were not damaged and no one was injured.