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After the fire

Yesterday afternoon, a fire broke out in the worker's compound of a factory on the outskirts of Mae Sot. The houses were mostly empty, as the workers were in the factory working and the children were in schools or nurseries. We have not heard the official cause of the fire, although it is hypothesized that faulty wiring may have contributed. Some one thousand people have now lost their homes, including the families of thirteen children who attend Hsa Mu Htaw migrant school. In addition, a small school behind the worker's compound caught fire and burned down. Room to Grow has a pile of donated items in the office. I have been looking at the pile ...