A brand new 100 million baht Thai-style wooden house at Ban Phayamai near Pattaya was burned to the ground on Friday morning. . The new tourist attraction was completely destroyed after taking
almost ten years to build as workers put the finishing touches to the
interior before opening to paying visitors. . Firefighters were called to Ban Phayamai in Nong Preu at around 10am and took several hours to bring the blaze under control. . The large wooden house was built of teak and other precious wood at a
cost of 100 million baht and is owned by Khunthong Ou-ngern, a
well-known businessman and owner of Poipet market. . The fire was believed to have been started by an electrical fault.
Fire crews struggle to bring the flames under control as fire
rages through the yet to be opened Ban Phayamai tourist attraction in
Pattaya, Chon Buri, on Friday morning. The Thai-style wooden house,
which took about 10 years to build at a cost of 100 million baht, was completely destroyed. (Photo by Chaiyot Phuttanapong) . Ps. 1 Euro = 40 Thai Baht. . Source: Stickboybangkok .