Fire at Si Racha market

A fire broke out at Si Racha fresh market this morning causing damages to at least 10 shop houses.

It was not immediately known the cause of the fire which erupted at 7.30 am today at the fresh market.

Seventeen fire trucks rushed to the market but faced difficulties in entering the market. Sporadic explosions of cooking gas tanks were also heard during the fire.

However they were able to keep the fire under control an hour later after 10 shop houses were gutted.

Two people were reported to be injured while trying to flee their homes.