The aftermath of the incident that destroyed three housing blocks.

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Three out of four construction workers’ housing blocks at Lorong 1T, Taman Berlian, were engulfed in a fire on Monday.

According to a spokesperson of the State Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) operations centre, a distress call on the incident was received at 4.22pm.

Following the call, two teams of firefighters from the Kota Samarahan and Tabuan Jaya fire stations were deployed to the scene.

Upon arrival, three blocks with a total of 30 doors have been destroyed. The fire also burned seven doors in the fourth block.

The incident affected more than 100 workers who lived there.

The cause of the fire and losses incurred are yet to be ascertained.