Two houses destroyed in fire

Firefighters trying to extinguish the fire.

BINTULU: Two terrace houses here in Jalan Durian Burung, Taman Lucky were destroyed while two others were damaged in a fire today.

Firefighters trying to extinguish the fire.

Bintulu fire chief Christus Buson said they received a distress call at 2.09pm and despatched their men to the scene.

Upon arrival, they found that the fire began from the upper floor of one of the houses.

Two houses were destroyed and two others were 80 percent damaged.

The fire was extinguished at 5.27pm and no casualties were reported as the occupants managed to get out safely.

The cause of the fire and losses incurred are still under investigation.