Published on: Monday, August 04, 2014
SEVERAL families were made homeless when four single-storey houses were destroyed in a fire at Taman Pantai Lok Kawi, Sabindo, Lok Kawi, Sunday evening.
Among the houses affected were those of Papar District Assistant Officer Adnan Atin, a Sabindo police officer and a retired army man.
More than 10 firefighters from Kota Kinabalu and Papar with a fire engine and a water tanker rushed to the scene following a distress call at 6.09pm.
The victims managed to salvage some belongings, but a Toyota Hilux vehicle and a motorcycle perished in the fire.
No casualties were reported in the 6pm incident and the cause of the fire and losses are still being investigated.