House destroyed by fire in Bintulu

The flame are seen spreading throughout out of the house in Kampung Penan Muslim in 10 Mile Jalan Bintulu-Miri.

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BINTULU, Jan 11: A house in Kampung Penan Muslim at 10 Mile Jalan Bintulu-Miri was destroyed by fire yesterday.

State Fire and Rescue department (Bomba) operation center in a statement said they received the call from Malaysia Emergency Response Services (MERS) 999 at 11.27pm regarding the incident and 13 firefighters from Bomba Bintulu were rushed to the scene.

“Upon arrival, firefighters found that the flame had spread throughout the building structure and completely destroyed the house,” the statement said.

Firefighters proceeded to extinguish the flame to prevent it from spreading to the adjacent house.

It was understood that the owner of the house was not present at the time of the incident and no casualties were reported.

The department is still investigating the cause of the fire and the total loss. —DayakDaily.

Firefighter seen spraying water through a window.