Woman suffers burns as fire razes two homes in Kota Belud


KOTA KINABALU: A 60-year-old woman suffered burns when fire destroyed two houses in Kampung Payas-Payas in the state's northern Kota Belud district on Saturday (April 20).

Kota Belud fire station chief Syazwan Latun said the woman was given treatment and is reported to be in a stable condition.

He said they received a distress call at 5.20pm and firemen rushed to the scene where the two houses were already on fire.

"We managed to put out the fire (but) both houses were completely destroyed," he said in a statement on Sunday (April 21).

He said the fire was brought under control at 6.22pm and extinguished at 7.33pm.

The cause of the fire in the incident is still under investigation, he added.

Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!
   

Next In Nation

Ex-Sabah CM claims confidence in state AGC low, calls for revamp
PAS questions why 'Pinkfish Express' event allowed on chartered train
Govt launches ‘1 Rumah, 1 Jalur Gemilang’ initiative
Malaysia one of the first countries to distribute Nusuk Haj Card
Govt condemns death threat against Teresa Kok, says Fahmi
Man with disabilities charged with sexually assaulting teenager
Man who tried to snatch firearm from police station was drunk, says Penang top cop
Intensify efforts to help small and medium companies expand overseas market, says Anwar
Seputeh MP Teresa Kok receives death threat, bullets in the mail
Kota Kinabalu takes measures to ensure trees in good shape

Others Also Read