The fire incident which destroyed the popular kacang putih (titbits) shop in Buntong, DNS Kacang Putih, will not affect the business as it is set to operate in another premises.
The matter was informed via a post on the official Facebook page of DNS Kacang Putih.
“Please be informed that DNS Kacang Putih, Buntong will operate at a new location at No. 45, Laluan Sungai Pari 4, Kg Kacang Putih which is next to the current location beginning January 19.
“Any inconvenience is deeply regretted and thank you for your support,” the statement mentioned.
DNS Kacang Putih is among the famous kacang putih businesses in Ipoh, attracting visitors from in and out of the country to the city.
During the early morning fire yesterday, the state fire and rescue department explained that the department received an emergency call about the incident at 1.08am.
Consequently, a team of personnel, together with machinery from the fire and rescue station, was sent to the location of the incident.
“Upon arrival, the fire was found rapidly destroying the kacang putih shop.
“The fire also caused the adjacent double-storey house to be 30% destroyed. A Honda EX-5 motorcycle and a Nissan Vanette van were also burnt,” the spokesperson of the department stated.