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Two sisters killed, parents injured, in Bangkok townhouse fire

Two sisters killed, parents injured, in Bangkok townhouse fire

THURSDAY, September 27, 2018
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Two teenage sisters died of smoke inhalation while their parents survived a fire in their townhouse in Bangkok's Nong Chok district early on Thursday.

Police said the fire started in the two-storey townhouse on in the Sue Trong housing estate on Soi Suwinthawong 29 at 5.30am.

Two sisters killed, parents injured, in Bangkok townhouse fire

Photos from rescuers with call signs of Nua 10-26 and Kamrop 51Chatchai Phokhanit 44, and his wife, Kanyawee Sutthipong 44, escaped the burning house suffering from smoke inhalation. They taken to a nearby hospital.
But their two daughters, Thararee Phokhanit, 16, and Nitcharee Phokhanit, 13, died of suffocation by smoke inhalation.
A neighbour said she heard a loud explosion and came out of her home to see flames in the burning home.
She said neighbours tried to rescue the two girls through a window but the sisters fell unconscious because of the heavy smoke.

Two sisters killed, parents injured, in Bangkok townhouse fire

Photos from rescuers with call signs of Nua 10-26 and Kamrop 51

Attempts to resuscitate them failed.
Fire fighters took about half an hour to control the blaze.