Cottage damaged by fire

Fire engulfing part of the residential cottage.

SIBU: A residential cottage at Kampung Bahagia Jaya here, was partially damaged by fire on Monday.

A squad of nine firefighters from the Sungai Merah fire station was despatched to the scene after Bomba received a distress call at 10.43pm.

By the time the firefighters arrived the cottage was 30 percent damaged.

The firefighters managed to put out the blaze before it could spread further.