Three injured in oil truck explosion at Amata Nakorn in Chon Buri

At least three people were injured after an oil truck exploded in flames at a factory inside Amata Nakorn Industrial Estate in Muang district of Chon Buri province on Tuesday (Nov 28).

The explosion reportedly occurred at about 1.30pm while fuel oil was being unloaded from the oil truck into a tank. The truck was engulfed in flames after the explosion.

Officials from the provincial disaster prevention and mitigation office and other agencies rushed to the scene with a number of fire engines to put out the fire and prevent it from spreading to other factory.

Initial reports said at least three people were injured.

A report said the factory where the incident took place belongs to Sea Oil Public Company Limited.

Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)