Double storey house razed in early morning fire

The empty double storey house engulfed by fire.

By Malcolm Lau

KUCHING, Aug 23: An empty double storey house located at Mile 9, Penrissen Road here was completely razed in a fire early this morning.

Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) received an  emergency call at 3.02 am and a team was dispatched to the scene.

According to a statement from the State Bomba Operation Centre, the house was 100 per cent razed by the fire.

Bomba immediately started their operation upon reaching the scene and took only 12 minutes to control the fire.

According to members of the public who stayed near the area,  the house was empty and there were no tenants in it.

Bomba is investigating the cause of the fire. -DayakDaily