Television plug suspected in B280mn Phuket superyacht fire

Television plug suspected in B280mn Phuket superyacht fire

By Eakkapop Thongtub

 

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A faulty electrical connection where a television was plugged in is believed to have started the fire, said police after inspecting the wreck yesterday (Aug 8). Photo: Eakkpop Thongtub

 

PHUKET:-- Police conducting the initial investigation into the inferno that gutted the Phuket-based superyacht Lady D this week believe that a television plug in a living area on the yacht may be responsible.

 

The news was handed down by Col Kitisat Noopeung of the Phuket Provincial Police Scientific Crime Detection Division and Thalang Police Chief Col Theerawat at a meeting held at Provincial Hall yesterday (Aug ? to review the initial details of the investigation.

 

Investigation officers has asked the Philippines-born Myanmar national Sit Ong Somit, who was responsible for taking care of the yacht when the fire broke, to point out where the fire started, and other areas on the yacht, Col Theerawat said.


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