Stationary van ruined in blaze
By:Allan Jay
Date:
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KUCHING: A van parked behind a shopping centre at Jalan Batu Kawa, was engulfed in an afternoon fire today.

The 1.10pm inferno that left the vehicle badly damaged luckily did not result in any casualties, according to the state Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) spokesperson in a statement.

“Firemen from Batu Lintang station were promptly despatched to the scene after receiving a distress call.

“Upon arriving, they discovered that the van was already on fire, and extinguishing deed commenced right away,” it said, adding that the operation wrapped up around 1.55pm.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known as it is still under investigation.

Some cops were also present at the scene to lend help.

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