Duo escapes unhurt from burning car

Firemen working to extinguish the flames.

BETONG: Two men, aged 51 and 54, were lucky to escape without injuries after the car they were in burst into flames at Jalan Simpang Debak last Sunday (Mar 28).

A spokesperson from the State Fire and Rescue Department operations centre said an emergency call on the incident was received at 8.29pm.

Upon firemen’s arrival, the fire had destroyed the car.

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

The aftermath of the fire.