It had unloaded more than 400 containers of goods but a fire broke out when 35 containers still remained on board. Some of the containers were scheduled to be delivered to Vietnam and to the port in Samut Prakan province, close to Bangkok. Locals living in the vicinity were evacuated and at least 25 port workers were injured. Meanwhile, Yutana Phoolpipat, the director of Customs Department Office at Laem Chabang Port in eastern coastal Thailand, said some chemical goods were responsible for the fire. Laem Chabang Municipality officials have set up a support centre for affected people who want to file complaints and seek compensation.
Source: The Nation Bangkok May 25, 2019 13:07 UTC