Fire victims receive aid from SUPP

Kho (third from left) and Tan (in yellow shirt with black collar) in a group photo after delivering mattresses and other essential items to the victims.

KUCHING, Feb 20: Sarawak United Peoples’ Party (SUPP) today extended aid to the victims of a recent fire at Sungai Apong here.

SUPP Women chief Kho Teck Wan, MBKS councillor Goh Tze Hui, and Tan Kai, a political secretary to the Chief Minister, visited the victims today. The victims are currently putting up with a relative living nearby.

The SUPP leaders presented essential items like mattresses, clothing and food to the victims. They have also informed Sesco to cut off electricity supply to the burned down house as well as informed the Welfare Department to provide the necessary assistance.

Seven people, including a one-year-old toddler, were left homeless after their house at Jalan Sungai Apong Baru here were gutted in an evening fire on Feb 16.

The Fire and Rescue Department, upon receiving the emergency call, rushed two fire engines from Tabuan Jaya and Padungan to the scene, and the fire was brought under control within 20 minutes.

No one was hurt in the incident, and the cause of the fire has yet to be ascertained. — DayakDaily