KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): An early morning fire destroyed 30 stalls at the festive bazaar in Jalan Masjid India here on Tuesday (May 21).
Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue Department Senior Operations Commander L. Logeswaran said they received an emergency call at 1.35am and arrived at the scene at 1.45am.
A team from the Sentul, Hang Tuah, Titiwangsa and Pudu fire stations were despatched to the site to put out the blaze.
"Thirty stalls selling garments, bags and shoes were totally razed and we managed to fully extinguish the fire by 2.04am," he said when contacted here Tuesday.
The stalls in front of Wisma Yakin are popular among shoppers to buy essential items for the upcoming Hari Raya celebrations.
The cause of the fire is still being investigated. - Bernama