Firemen continue to battle blaze at Ampang Jajar waste disposal site


BUTTERWORTH: Firemen are still battling a fire that broke out on Friday (Feb 26) at the garden waste and bulk waste disposal site at the Ampang Jajar Transfer Station here.

During a visit by Seberang Prai City Council (MBSP) mayor Datuk Rozali Mohamud, he said the council and the fire department are working together to put out the fire which engulfed over 0.35ha.

"We hope the fire will not spread to other areas," he said.

Perai and Butterworth Fire and Rescue Department operations officer Mohd Fakharurazi Md Rejab said they are carrying out fire break operations to prevent the fire from spreading.

"We are putting out the fire with water from a water tanker," he added.

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