KUALA LUMPUR: Two rows of squatter houses along Jalan Raja Alang, Kampung Baru here were burnt to the ground in a dawn blaze Monday, leaving 96 people displaced.
City Fire and Rescue Department assistant director (operations) Azizan Ismail said authorities were alerted of the fire at about 4.30am.
"Forty-one fire-fighters arrived at the site within 10 minutes to tackle the blaze.
"The team managed to quell the flames at approximately 5.20am," he added.
Azizan said none of the displaced residents were injured in the fire.
City Hall and Tenaga Nasional Berhad personnel were also at the scene.