Hundreds Flee Early Morning Pattaya Hotel Blaze

Hundreds Flee Early Morning Pattaya Hotel Blaze

Hundreds of guests were safely evacuated from a Pattaya hotel after a fire broke out in the early hours of Friday.

Emergency services were called to the Holiday Inn Express on Soi Buakhao at around 4.30am after a fire on the third floor took hold.

Firefighters took around 30 minutes to bring the blaze under control.

Pol Capt Chainarong Chaiya-in, deputy investigation chief of Pattaya city police, told reporters all guests and staff were safely evacuated with no injuries.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is underway with damage to the hotel estimated to be around 3 million baht.