Double-decker bus catches fire at Sungai Perak R&R

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  • Sunday, 08 Sep 2019

KUALA KANGSAR (Bernama): A northbound double-decker express bus caught fire at the Sungai Perak R&R here Sunday (Sept 8).

Kuala Kangsar Fire and Rescue Station chief Mohd Taufiq Mohd Sattar said the bus suddenly caught fire at 1pm but no one was injured in the incident.

It is learnt that the bus carrying 12 passengers and two drivers was travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Penang, he said.

"The fire broke out after all the passengers had alighted from the double-decker bus," he told Bernama here.

Mohd Taufiq said a team of six Kuala Kangsar Fire and Rescue personnel, assisted by their Meru Raya colleagues, rushed to the scene after receiving a distress call at 1.57pm.

He said the fire destroyed 80% of the vehicle and the cause of the blaze is being investigated. - Bernama

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