Fire at Prapagro Oil Warehouse, 40 million baht lost, Siam Rath

Oil storage warehouse fire Thinner fuels and lubricants of all kinds of Prapagro Oil Co., Ltd., 2 injured workers, about 40 million baht in damage by burning the company and its warehouse in April last year.

On November 29, 1964, from 12.30 hrs., Pol. Lt. Col. T. T. Thanwa, the Investigator of the Pho Kaew Police Station, Sampran District, Nakhon Pathom Province, received a report about the fire at Prapagro Oil Company Limited’s oil storage facility. Moo 2, Om Yai, Sampran District, Nakhon Pathom Province, therefore hurried to the scene with Mr. Pattanapong Soi Intrakul. Sampran District Chief Pol Col Kampanat Na Wichai, Superintendent of Pho Kaew Police Station, investigative team, fire trucks from Om Yai Subdistrict Municipality Rai Khing Municipality Om Noi Municipality, Krathum Baen District, Samut Sakhon Province and fire trucks from nearby areas in Nakhon Pathom Province, Samut Sakhon Province Vichaivej Omnoi rescuer, which is another big mobilization of firefighters team.

At the scene of the accident, it was a thinner fuel and lubricant storage plant covering an area of ​​almost 2 rai. The fire was burning violently and the oil flowed into the Om Yai canal behind and spread to nearby houses in several booths. The officers then mobilized to spray water and coordinate to request a car from Office of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation District 1, Pathum Thani, took more than 3 hours to calm the fire, but had to spray water to prevent further spread.

Later, Mr. Surasak Charoen Sirichot Governor of Nakhon Pathom Province Col. Pongsawad Thautthipthip, Deputy Director of the Provincial ISOC, along with the heads of government agencies, Nakhon Pathom Province, environment, provincial industry and related parties came to the scene. by Mr. Surasak Charoen Sirichot Governor of Nakhon Pathom Province revealed that it had set up an administrative center at the scene and ordered the Sampran District, Om Yai Subdistrict Municipality and the PWA to jointly inspect the damage to houses, vehicles, and property of the affected people. to speed up the preliminary healing The part that had oil flowed into the Om Yai canal. He ordered the Royal Irrigation Department to close the sluice to keep the oil from spreading elsewhere and flowing into the river. and get involved to accelerate the removal of oil in the canal and surrounding and environmental agencies inspect all surrounding pollution and will prompt relevant agencies to summarize the damage, impact

Mr Nopruj Ungpraphakorn, managing director of Prapagro Oil Co., Ltd., said the factory was a storage facility for engine oil, grease, but no other flammable chemicals. but to bring the oil tank to be placed to wait for people to move to a new factory that is about to be built in another area with total damage of about 40 million baht. The company insists on the treatment of people who Affected by this fire, of course.

Initially, a female employee inside the factory was burned. and a fireman was wounded by a rubber hose in the face Rescuers took him to the hospital. The cause of the fire had to be investigated thoroughly again.

For Prapagro Oil Company Limited, there had been a fire once when Which is the oil storage and office building on April 21, when a severe fire ignited the building and office. including the oil storage section, which took two days to bring the fire under control.