4-year-old injured in fire

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KUCHING: A four-year-old girl suffered minor burns on her arm while escaping from a burning store in Kampung Tandong, Jalan Datuk Stephen Yong, here today.

The State Fire and Rescue Department operations centre received an emergency call at 12.37pm on the incident and despatched firemen from Batu Lintang Fire and Rescue Station to the scene.

Upon arrival, the team found that the store, which was used as a residence for workers, was still in flames.

The fire was put out at 1.05pm and no other casualties were reported during the incident.

The girl was immediately treated by the emergency medical rescue service (EMRS) unit.

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

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