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A fire in Bangkok gutted about 30 houses in the city’s Pathumwan district yesterday. Locals whose homes were burned to the ground were housed at a temporary shelter near a community centre, and received relief services. Four of the locals suffered from smoke inhalation, and traffic in the area was closed to help a bedridden patient reach King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital. Even though the closest fire station is only about 600 metres away from the community, the area’s narrow roads and lanes in the community made it tough for fire trucks to get to the scene, according to Bangkok Governor […]

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12,000 people on 2.4 hectares! That's like 800 people per rai, or 2 sq.meters per person. I'm skeptical. One thing is certain, these shanty communities are fire traps

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