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The truck continues to smoulder north of Phuket this afternoon

Truck Blazes in Spectacular Fire North of Phuket

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
PHUKET: An 18-wheel truck blazed spectacularly north of Phuket today. The driver noted the fire at Kapong in Phang Nga about 11.20am and had little choice. He pulled over and watched the 28 tonnes of bug repellant go up.

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Due to Brake Failure....

Posted by robert on April 22, 2015 16:17

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A insect free Phuket

Posted by slickmelb on April 22, 2015 20:45

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Possibly caused by the driver tossing his cigarette butt out the window...which then got sucked back onto the cargo.

Posted by Richard Vickers on April 22, 2015 23:39

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Don't want to spend money on safety and better truck driver training (and education on environmental effects), than try a accident like this. This costs that company a lot of money. Insurance will not fork up for the bill if the cargo was not meeting safety standard transport.

Posted by Kurt on April 23, 2015 08:30


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