Raging fire leaves 8 homeless in Kg Sejingkat

The raging fire.

KUCHING, Oct 16: A family of eight, including two children were left homeless after their wooden house was completely destroyed in a fire today.

According to the Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) operations centre, they received the emergency call at 3.15pm about a fire at Kampung Sejingkat, Jalan Bako.

A total of 31 firefighters and one water tanker from Tabuan Jaya, Padungan and Petra Jaya were despatched to the scene.

Firefighters working to bring the fire under control.

Although the 30 x 40 feet house was razed to the ground, firefighters manage to prevent the fire from spreading and brought it under full control by 3.42pm.

No injuries were reported. — DayakDaily