주변에 불이 났다. 1 오전. at the Mountain B nightclub, a one-story building in the Sattahip district of Chonburi province, southeast of Bangkok 그리고 약 30 킬로미터 (18 마일) south of Pattaya City, a popular tourist resort destination, Thai police said.
안부. Somjai said investigations into the cause of the fire were now underway.
People couldn’t escape
Nattanit Pikulkaew said she was at the nightclub to celebrate her brother’s birthday and was near the front of the stage when a woman ran in shouting that the roof was on fire.
몇 초 후, she saw that the speakers on stage were in flames.
“Within no time, the fire had spread to the ceiling,” 그녀는 CNN에 말했다, adding that as members of the audience tried to flee the entrance to the club became jammed.
“I saw people trying to break the glass walls but they were too thick,” 그녀가 말했다.
Her brother suffered severe burns and is in a critical condition; his friend died inside the building.
Raphon Namtham, a local musician who regularly performs at the nightclub on Monday evenings, told CNN the venue opened two months ago and had become popular with locals for its live band performances, which took place nightly from 12 오전. ...에 1 오전. “Customers come to drink and dance,” 그는 말했다.
He was not at the nightclub when the fire broke out but said the front door was the only entry and exit point for customers.
Musicians would enter and exit via the back door, which would be locked during performances, 그는 말했다.
He added that the nightclub’s ceiling was lined with acoustic panels which were highly inflammable.
Namtham said the band Taew Waew had been performing at the time of the fire and that its replacement singer and keyboardist were among those who had died. He said the drummer was on a ventilator for life support at a nearby hospital.
Photos by a local search operation Rescue Sattahip showed badly charred seats inside the venue.