PHUKET: A large fired completely destroyed a home and a row of rental flats in Phuket last night.

Thung Thong Police were notified of a blaze on Soi Bangthong, about 50 meters from the Family Mart convenience store on Phra Barami Road on the Kathu side of Patong Hill, at about 8pm.

Arriving at the scene, duty officer Capt Sakchai Choonyong and fellow officers found one house and a nearby row of eight single-story flats in flames.