Firefighters save house from total destruction

Firefighters extinguishing the fire that broke out inside the house.

MIRI: Swift action by firefighters prevented a house at Taman Strawberry Park here from total destruction after a fire broke out on Wednesday (July 14).

The Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) said firefighters were immediately sent to the house after a distress call was received around midnight.

“The complainant reported a fire at a two-storey house. Upon arrival, the operations commander confirmed that there was a fire on the ground floor of the house.

“The fire was extinguished. The house suffered only 30 percent damage,” Bomba said on Thursday (July 15).

No casualties were reported in the incident and the operation was a wrap at around 1.15am.