A firefighter putting in effort to extinguish the flames.

PADAWAN: A double-storey house at Kampung Darul Islam Belimbing, Jalan Puncak Borneo here was destroyed in a fire on Monday (Oct 26).

The Fire and Rescue Department operations centre received a distress call on the incident at 10.49am.

Upon firefighters’ arrival, the fire had razed the 20×60 square feet semi-permanent house.

It was reported that an occupant of the house managed to escape safely.

The firefighters managed to put out the flames at 12.20pm and no casualties were reported in the incident.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

The aftermath of the fire.