Fire partly damages plywood factory at Bintulu-Selangau Road

Fire breaking out at a plywood factory along Jalan Bitulu-Selangau Road on Saturday evening (Sept 7, 2019)

BINTULU, Sept 8:  A fire started in the sawdust of a four-storey silo has partly damaged a plywood factory which is situated at KM59 of Bintulu-Selangau Road on Saturday evening.

Bintulu Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) received a distress call at about 8pm and rushed to the scene.

Bomba trying to put out the fire at KM59 Bintulu-Selangau Road.

Bomba managed to control the fire from spreading further by 10pm and ended their operation at 1.39am after they did an overall checking the whole premises this morning.

Bomba estimated that the fire had caused 90 per cent damage to the silo, 40 per cent damage to its dust collector machine and five per cent damage to the permanent structure of the factory.

No casualties were reported during the fire. — DayakDaily