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longhouse fire

Take precautions to prevent fire outbreak

KUCHING: Longhouse folk in Baram have been advised to always take the necessary precautions to prevent fire outbreak. Mulu assemblyman Datuk Gerawat Gala in giving the reminder said they should at all-time strictly observe the safety procedures and guidelines set...

Fire razes 12-door longhouse

TUBAU: A 12-door longhouse — Rumah Rentap — at Sungai Rasan here was razed by fire on Monday (May 24) Bintulu fire chief Christus Buson said a distress call was received at 2.59pm. “Upon firefighters arrival at the scene, about 91km...

Residents extinguish longhouse fire

KANOWIT: Quick actions by Billy Nanga Kabah residents saved their 17-door longhouse from being razed to the ground last Friday. Fire brigade chief Arrahman Chik said the station received a distress call on a fire incident around 6.30pm. His men...

Fire victims receive help from various quarters

KUCHING: Victims of a recent fire that destroyed Rumah Jeff Anchum, a 24-door longhouse at Bukit Limau in Tinjar have received assistance from various parties. Local Government assistant minister Datuk Dr Penguang Manggil said the assistance in the forms of...

24-door longhouse fire leaves 180 homeless

MIRI: Rumah Jeff Anchum, a 24-door longhouse in Bukit Limau, Tinjar, was razed to the ground in Monday's night fire (April 5), leaving 180 people homeless. The longhouse, located at about 117km from the nearest fire station, is only accessible...

Residents save longhouse from being destroyed by fire

MIRI: Swift action by longhouse dwellers saved a 25-door-longhouse from being destroyed in a fire in Batu Niah. The State Fire and Rescue operation centre said a team of firefighters were dispatched from Batu Niah to Kampung Sungai Teh, Ulu...

Fire razes Pa Derung longhouse, leaves 21 homeless

KUCHING: Mulu assemblyman Datuk Gerawat Gala will request the government to help rebuild the Pa Derung longhouse in Bario which was razed to the ground early last Friday leaving 21 villagers homeless. He said a committee would be formed to...

Decrease in longhouse fires this year

KUCHING: Electrical faults, gas equipment, flaming fires, irresponsible disposal of cigarette butts, kerosene lamps, candles, lighters and matches are the main culprits behind structure fires, said Sarawak Fire and Rescue department (Bomba) director Khirudin Drahman. He said that so far,...

Four longhouse fires in Sibu this year

SIBU: Sibu recorded four longhouse fire cases involving a total of 101 doors and as well as RM5 million losses in properties this year alone. Sarawak Fire Department Zone 4 (Sibu) chief Janggan Muling explained that longhouse fire cases had...

Help arrives for Long Balau fire victims

MIRI: The Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) and Mulu assemblyman Dato Gerawat Gala arrived at Long Balau today, bringing with them essential items for residents of a 23-door longhouse that was razed by fire earlier in the day. Firefighters, including...
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