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Tragic Blaze at Chatuchak Market Claims Lives of Hundreds of Caged Animals

A devastating fire ravaged through Chatuchak Weekend Market, a renowned landmark in Thailand’s capital, resulting in the tragic deaths of hundreds of caged animals. The fire, which engulfed more than 100 shops in the market’s pet section, prompted a swift response from officials who worked tirelessly to contain the blaze.

While there were no reports of human casualties, the loss of numerous puppies, fish, snakes, birds, and rabbits kept in cages has left a profound impact. As investigations into the cause of the fire continue, authorities are assessing the extent of the damage and providing support to affected shop owners. This incident underscores the importance of fire safety measures and vigilance in safeguarding both lives and livelihoods within bustling marketplaces.