The fire broke out at the two- storey boarding-house of a private school in Wiengpapao district at 11 pm on Sunday. This fatal accident resulted in the deaths of 17 schoolgirls and 5 serious injuries. The girls who died in the fire were between five to 12 years old. There were 38 schoolgirls staying at the boarding house, most of whom were asleep when the fire broke and were unable to escape the blaze. While only few could be evacuated, many were trapped inside. The school is reportedly home to girls aged from three to 13 years old.
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