The library of Wat Phanan Choeng in Ayutthaya, containing many old and rare books, has been completely destroyed by a fire that broke out yesterday afternoon. 🙁
The Nation, 24 April 2012
A fire burned down the library building where an ancient tapitaka and many rare old books were kept in a famous temple in this central province Tuesday afternoon.
The fire broke out at 3 pm at the two-storey building of the temple. The fire quickly engulfed the building and destroyed all the books.
The abbot of the temple said the fire caused damages worth Bt40 million.