Woman dies in kitchen fire in Johor Baru

JOHOR BARU: A 55-year-old woman died after the kitchen in her home caught fire on Jalan Perling 4 in Taman Perling here.

The victim, identified as Selamah Suleiman, sustained 30% burns on her body.

Johor Baru Fire and Rescue station chief Suhaimi Jamal said the department received a distress call about the incident at around 10.30am on Wednesday (Sept 12).

“We immediately deployed a fire engine with six personnel to the scene where the operation ended at 12.47pm,” he added.

Suhaimi said the kitchen was badly damaged due to the fire and the cause of the incident was still being investigated by the department.


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