Fire destroys two rows of squatter houses in Kampung Baru


  • Nation
  • Monday, 15 Dec 2014

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.


Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3

Kuala Lumpur , fire , squatter , Kampung Baru

   

Next In Nation

Malaysia will not send pilgrims for haj this year
Annuar: Mobile trucks to vaccinate market traders, workers, hawkers
Covid-19: Two people in 30s without recorded comorbidities among 76 new deaths
Lockdown in Sabah also extended to June 28, says CM
Covid-19: Govt seeking out UNHCR cardholders for vaccination
Several areas in Negri, Cameron Highlands and Sabah under EMCO, says Ismail Sabri
Saudi Arabia bars foreign travellers from Haj over Covid-19, says SPA
Takiyuddin: Cabinet responsible for advising King on Emergency
Covid-19: Parts of Labuan under total lockdown from June 15-28
Over 900 non-Muslim houses of worship registered in Johor

Stories You'll Enjoy


Vouchers