Tag longhouse fire

Fire razes part of longhouse

SRI AMAN: Part of a 24-door longhouse at Pekan Engkelili, here, was razed by fire on Wednesday (Sept 16). A team of firefighters from the Sri Aman and Betong fire stations was despatched to the scene after the State Fire…

121 longhouse fires recorded in five years

KUCHING: The Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) has recorded a total of 121 fire cases involving longhouses throughout Sarawak, from 2015 to 2020. Sarawak Bomba director Khirudin Drahman revealed on Friday (Aug 21) that Sibu recorded the most, with 39…

Razed to the ground

JULAU: This 20-door longhouse called Rumah Chat at Nanga Bilat about 20 minutes’ drive away from Julau town was razed to the ground at 1pm today (August 17). It is said that the fire spread so quickly that the inhabitants…

Govt aid soon for fire victims

BINTULU: Fire victims from Rumah Lanting Depong Sungai Arip Balingian in Tatau will be receiving RM18,000 from the state government, revealed Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Kakus acting chief Nelson Mujah Giri. He added Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas…

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