At least one dead in Thailand tanker fire - officials

STORY: A loud blast was heard before the fire and shook nearby neighborhoods.

Thai authorities reported that one person has been killed, as well as four injured and seven missing. The origins of the blast are yet to be confirmed, they added.

Most of the victims are welders from Myanmar, according to the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Provincial Office of Samut Songkhram Province, as the ship was undergoing repairs at the time of the blast.