Night blaze destroys house, motorbikes


MIRI: A fire that broke out at a storehouse on Monday night (Aug 9) not only destroyed the structure but also three motorcycles inside.

Fortunately, no one was injured in the blaze that occurred at Kampung Beraya Batu Satu here.

“The fire occurred on Monday around 11.30pm but we were only notified about the incident the next day.

“Upon receiving the report, we went to scene on Tuesday to inspect the situation,” said Batu Niah fire chief Francis Acheh.

Firefighters went to the scene around 3.42pm on Tuesday (Aug 10). “The house had been used as a store by the 44 year-old owner.”

The actual cause and total loss incurred were not immediately known as investigations are still ongoing.

The owner managed to escape unscathed but was not able to save three motorcycles kept inside.

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