Firefighters at Bangkok Hotel
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Saved by crane from Bangkok hotel blaze

Firefighters have been tackling a blaze at a high-rise hotel in Bangkok's main tourist district. Emergency crews rushed to the Grand Park Avenue hotel shortly before 10pm, local time.

Many people were taken to safety, some by cranes. Local officials say the cause of the fire remains unknown.

  • 09 Mar 2012
  • From the section Asia