According to a spokesperson for the State Fire and Rescue Department, they received an emergency call around 11.53am regarding the incident. A squad and fire engine were sent to the location.
“The blaze had consumed 60 percent of the house when the fire rescue squad arrived,” he said. “Luckily, no one was injured.
“The operation was assisted by Pasir Puteh Fire and Rescue Station and Volunteer Fire Brigade squad from Pekan Baru and Menglembu,” the spokesperson added. “It ended by 1.02pm.”