Weight problem causes longhouse kitchens to collapse

Bomba personnel conducting a safety check on the premises.

By Malcolm Lau

KUCHING, Sept 15: Two kitchens located in Rh Mandau Chabau, Lempaong, Betong collapsed this afternoon.

The Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) received the alert at 1.53pm and despatched a team to the scene.

According to a statement from the state Bomba operations centre, the collapse was due to the weight of bricks installed in a toilet near one of the kitchens.

No one was reported injured in the incident. The Bomba team ensured the scene was safe before returning to the fire station. — DayakDaily