Flat residents put out early morning fire

One of the units that caught fire.

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KUCHING, Oct 19: Residents of Taman Seri Wangi flat at Petra Jaya managed to put out fire that affected two of the upper units.

The incident that happened around 6.51am saw two flat units in Block 1 of the residential area suffered damaged of over 50 per cent.

A team of 10 Fire and Rescue (Bomba) personnel were rushed to the scene led by officer Kamri Bujang. An Emergency Medical Rescue Service (EMRS) and two police officers also arrived at the scene.

“Residents managed to control the fire before the arrival Bomba from Petra Jaya fire station. Bomba also deployed their fire hoses to put out the rest of the fire,” the department said in a statement today.

Bomba personnel putting out the remaining fire.

The operation ended at 7.20am.

No injuries were reported in the incident. — DayakDaily