Couple, baby killed in Slim River house fire

TANJUNG MALIM: A young family, including a baby, were killed during a fire at their home in Kampung Alah Batu, Jalan Kuala Slim here.

A Perak Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said the husband and wife, both believed to be in their 30s and their baby, believed to be less than a year old, were found in the first room of the house during firefighting operations at about 4.30am Monday (Aug19).

He said the bodies have been sent to the Slim River Hospital.

The spokesman said they received an emergency call at 3.50am.

“Firemen from the Kuala Kubu Baru station in Selangor were the first to arrive.

“The fire razed about 70% of the house, ” he said, adding that the operation was still ongoing.


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