After fire engines put out the blaze, firefighters found the charred body of Luai on the second floor of the house. – File Photo
PHAN – A house fire in Chiang Rai’s Phan district late Wednesday night has left 91-year-old man dead and his son and grandson homeless.
91 year-old Luai Inpun was staying with his son-in-law and his grandson at their home in Ban Pong Daeng in Tambon Sai Khao when the fire broke out.
Saneh Inthanachai, 60, told police that he and his 17 year-old son were sleeping in a room next to Luai’s bedroom when they heard the old man shouting for help.Mr. Saneh said he and his son saw a huge blaze inside Luai’s room and they couldn’t get past the flames to help Luai so they ran out of the house to alert police and wait for help.After fire engines put out the blaze, firefighters found the charred body of Luai on the second floor of the house.
Police and fire prevention officials are investigating the cause of the fire.