Seven homeless after rented house in Tabuan catches fire

The house on fire at Jalan Canna, Tabuan.

KUCHING, Jan 15: Seven tenants were left without a roof over their heads after a fire broke out at their rented house at Jalan Canna, Tabuan early this morning.

The Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) operations centre received three emergency calls about the fire at about 1.13am.

It despatched 11 firefighters from the Tabuan Jaya fire station and two personnel with a Batu Lintang Emergency Medical Rescue Services (EMRS) ambulance to the scene.

Although the house was completely destroyed, all seven tenants managed to escape unharmed.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. — DayakDaily