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Vehicle Destroyed by Fire, No Victims Involved

A vehicle broke out in fire along Kampung Batu 9 at Jalan Pahang in Tapah, Perak earlier today (May 8).

A spokesperson for the Perak Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) said that an emergency call regarding the incident was received at around 10.18am.

A squad and a vehicle from the Tapah Fire and Rescue Station was rushed to the scene immediately after.

“Upon arrival, it was shown that the Perodua Rusa microvan was already 80 percent destroyed by the fire.

“Two water-based hose reels attached to the fire vehicle were used to extinguish the fire. No victims were involved.

“The situation was brought under control by 11.02am,” he explained.

The operation was led by Senior Fire Officer II Johari Mohammad.

 

Chris Teh

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Chris Teh

Born and bred in Ipoh, Chris Teh is proficient in Chinese, English and Malay, with the Japanese language in the making. Joining Ipoh Echo has helped utilise his writing and translation skills. In his spare time, he catches Pokemon in Pokemon GO, discovering up and coming places on the side.

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