A potentially disastrous situation was averted as Mr. Nopporn Wutthikul, Mayor of Hua Hin City, along with municipal administrators and the municipal secretary, took immediate action upon learning of a fire at Rajamangala University of Technology Rattanakosin, Wang Klai Kangwon Campus. The incident occurred in the Chaloem Phrakiat Seminar Building, prompting a coordinated response from various agencies.
The municipal officials, both within and outside the municipal area, collaborated seamlessly to contain the fire, which engulfed the substantial white structure. Over 30 water trucks were deployed promptly to the scene, dousing the flames in a concerted effort. The blaze, successfully controlled within an hour, commendably resulted in no injuries.
Major Adisak Noisuwan, Acting Governor of Changhuat Prachuap Khiri Khan, Mr. Decha Rueang-on, Head of the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Office, Mr. Chaithawat Siwabowon, Director of the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Center, Region 4, Prachuap Khiri Khan, and Pol. Rit Puangwalaisin, Hua Hin District Chief Pol.Col. Hongphrom Wisit Chanachai, Hua Hin Police Station Superintendent, were among the government officials present during the incident, ensuring a coordinated response.
While the cause of the fire is initially believed to be an electrical short-circuit, a comprehensive investigation is underway. Authorities from the province will carefully examine the evidence to determine the exact circumstances leading to the incident.
The incident underscores the importance of preparedness and swift response in averting potential disasters. The collaborative efforts of municipal and regional authorities, along with the active involvement of government agencies, played a crucial role in preventing the escalation of the situation.
As the investigation unfolds, the community awaits further details to understand the root cause of the fire. The incident serves as a reminder of the continuous need for vigilance and proactive measures to ensure the safety of public spaces and institutions.