Four escape from burning house

Firemen douse the fire which partially destroys a double-storey house at Lorong Ulu Sungai Merah, Sibu.

SIBU: Four occupants of a house managed to escape when the parking space and living room of their two-storey house caught fire.

This incident occurred at Lorong Ulu Sungai Merah, here at 10pm on Wednesday.

Firemen from Sibu Fire Station were despatched to the scene upon receiving a distress call about the incident.

The firemen managed to prevent the fire from spreading to other parts of the house which was occupied by a man and three women.

There were no casualties and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.