Workers’ quarters damaged in fire

Firefighters ensuring fire is totally extinguished at the scene.

KANOWIT: Fire badly damaged a 10-unit row of workers’ quarters at Jalan Durin-Kanowit on Thursday (Sept 24).

The Fire and Rescue Department operations centre received a distress call around 7.02pm and deployed firefighters from Kanowit fire station to the scene.

Upon arrival, operations commander PPgB Arrahman Chik told that the 40×50 feet quarters was already engulfed by a fire.

Firefighters started their extinguishing operation and used a defensive approach to put out the fire.

Only one occupant was reportedly living there and the person was away during the fire.

The operation ended at 8.20pm and the cause of fire is still under investigation.