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Kota Belud dorm destroyed in fire
Published on: Monday, December 04, 2023
By: R Gonzales
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Kota Belud dorm destroyed in fire
KOTA BELUD: A block of the students’ dormitory building (pic) at Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Kuala Abai, was destroyed in a fire, last Saturday.

District Fire and Rescue Station (BBP) chief, Muhammad Syazwan Latun, said he received an emergency call at 6.15pm.

A total of nine firefighters including the Auxiliary Fire Officer (PBB) rushed to the scene with one machine and one Emergency Service Assistance Unit (EMRS).

The building was 100 per cent on fire upon their arrival, but there were no casualties as the 35 students residing there had returned to their respective villages. 

Syazwan said the operation was under control at 8.10pm.

“The Fire Department conducted an inspection at the location and identified the cause of danger to prevent it from happening again,” he said.

The cause of fire is still under investigation. The operation ended at 10pm.

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