EARTH Thailand

Three injured in oil tanker explosion in Chon Buri

The Nation 28 November 2017  

An oil tanker exploded inside a factory at the Amata Nakhon Industrial Estate in Chon Buri on Tuesday afternoon, injuring three workers, police said.

Police said the explosion occurred at 1.30pm after a blaze started during the unloading of oil from a tanker to a storage tank.

Chon Buri firefighters went to the scene to prevent the blaze from spreading to other factories.

The towering flames from the fire were visible from a distance.

Photo Courtesy of "Jaenghet Ploengmai Chon Buri" Group