MIRI: A total of 40 people from seven families were left homeless after fire destroyed a two-storey wooden house at Kampong Sungai Peri, Batu Niah on Friday night (May 20).
No one was injured but six vehicles were also destroyed in the blaze.
According to the Sarawak Fire and Rescue Operation centre, six firemen from Batu Niah were deployed to the scene after being alerted at 10.10pm.
By the time they arrived at the scene of the fire about 23km from the station, it had already engulfed the house and vehicles.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.