Fire hits Fortune Town on Ratchadapisek road

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A fire broke out early Monday at the popular Fortune Town Mall on Ratchadapisek Road, but no one was injured and firefighters brought it under control in less than an hour.

According to reports by JS100 Radio station, the fire occurred on the third floor. Firefighters arrived quickly, and the fire was reported to be out by 8.50am, although smoke continued to pour from the building’s hot spot.

An exit of the MRT Rama 9 station, situated in front of the shopping mall, was closed during the emeregency.

The fire also caused a heavy build-up of rush our traffic. Ratchadapisek Road is one of major routes for motorists to travel to inner Bangkok.

Fortune Town building houses offices, IT retailing shops as well as a Tesco Lotus.

-The Bangkok Post