80 yo woman dies in Mukah house fire

The fire destroyed the house in Kampung Tutus Ulu, Mukah on June 6, 2023. Photo credit: Sarawak Bomba

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MUKAH, June 6: An 80-year-old woman was found dead in a house fire in Kampung Tutus Ulu, Jalan Mukah Balingian-Mukah here today.

A spokesperson for the Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) said they received a report regarding the incident at 12.04am, before deploying firefighters from Mukah Fire Station (BBP) to the scene.

“The operation commander reported a fire involving a house inhabited by six people, where five of them managed to escape.

“An 80-year-old elderly woman was found lying under the rubble of the house,” he said in a statement today.

The victim’s body was handed over to the police for further action.

The total loss and the cause of the fire are still under investigation. — DayakDaily