PHI PHI DON, KRABI PROVINCE, THAILAND - Around 11am this morning a major fire broke out on Phi Phi island destroying 10 stores, at least one thousand tourists and locals joined joined forces to put out the fire. The fire consumed businesses adjacent to Apache Bar -- the east wing of Apache bar also being consumed by the fire. Phi Phi Don Island faced the brunt of the tsunami two years ago.
Jotman is presently on Phi Phi island. He took photos, and participated in the efforts to put out the fire.
More to come.
UPDATE: Jotman reports that one tourist fighting the fire got a nail through the foot. A Swedish newspaper reports some tourists with smoke inhilation. No deaths or injuries .