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Rubber glove factory in South in flames

A fire is seen at a factory Sri Trang Gloves (Thailand) in Kanchanadit district of Surat Thani on Sunday. (Photo by Supapong Chaolan)
A fire is seen at a factory Sri Trang Gloves (Thailand) in Kanchanadit district of Surat Thani on Sunday. (Photo by Supapong Chaolan)

SURAT THANI: A fire broke out at a rubber glove factory in Kanchanadit district of this southern province on Sunday afternoon. There were no reports of deaths or injuries.

Pol Capt Tawatchai Sak-amnuay, a duty officer at Kanchanadit police station, said the factory at Moo 7 village on Surat Thani-Nakhon Si Thammarat road in tambon Phlai Wat belongs to Sri Trang Gloves (Thailand) Company.

The factory is located behind a building under construction.

Seven fire engines from the Surat Thani and other municipalities were rushed to combat the fire under the supervision of Jamnong Sawatwong, chief of the provincial disaster prevention and mitigation office.

The fire was brought under control after nearly two hours. No deaths or injuries were reported. The damage was yet to be assessed.

The cause of the fire was being investigated.

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