A jumble of utility lines caught fire in East Pattaya, but burned out before firefighters ever arrived.
The clump of power, telephone and cable-television wires at the intersection of Soi Khao Noi and Soi Wat Boonsampan 13 smoldered, smoked, sparked and burst into flames amid a gaggle of neighbors June 7.
The Nongprue Fire Department was alerted, but no one arrived.
The flames eventually fizzled out, although the transistor leaving many of the cables inoperable. Residents said it was not the first time.
This tangle of wires in East Pattaya caught fire, and eventually fell to the ground and burnt itself out before firefighters arrived.