Employee blows up oil warehouse.

An employee has been caught lighting an oil warehouse up in flames. The security footage captured the woman walking into the oil warehouse before it burned down. The employee admitted to police that her actions are an act of revenge. The boss previously talked to her about improving at work and there are no personal conflicts. Police major General Chomchawin Purathananon, Police Colonel Pongsawak Kampachue, and related officials from the Nakhon Pathom Police gathered at the Pho Kaeo Police Station to report the arrest of Sirasini 38 years old on 1 December 2021. 


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Officials reported on the incident that took place on 29 November 2021. A fire started and spread quickly throughout a large oil warehouse. The warehouse belongs to Prapakorn Oil located in Nakhon Pathom Province. The owner is Pipat Ungprapakorn 65 years old who is also an oil distributor. Inside the warehouse are 20 gallon and 5 gallon containers. There are tens of thousands of gallons stored inside. The warehouse is located behind the Tanya market 300 meters from the main road. The warehouse is a single story building built on 1 rai of land. The firefighting team and police quickly worked on the fire but it continued to spread due to the flammable materials inside. Fire continued to spread and black smoke floated into the air. Over 40 fire trucks were working on the location over a period of 4 hours. 


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Right next to the warehouse is a village and apartment buildings. The oil poured out 100 meters into the street . Villagers were shocked and scared that their homes would be burned down. There is 1 injured person named Sirasini with a large burn on her arm. She has been delivered to the Mahachai Hospital and is now safe thanks to the medical team. This is not the first fire at this warehouse, there was previously another incident in April of this year. Security footage showed the suspect walking inside the warehouse, at the time she was the only employee. She picked up a piece of paper before lighting it on fire. She then placed the paper on a container with fuel inside. The suspect stated she has worked at the warehouse for 9 years. She received pressure everyday at work. As a result the suspect decided to light the warehouse on fire but claims she didn’t expect it would cause so much damage. 


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FB Caption: The suspect decided to light the warehouse on fire due to pressure from work. 


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