by Aida Aziz
A car was 80 percent destroyed by fire at kilometre (km) 257 of the North South Highway (PLUS), northbound, today.
A spokesman for the Malaysian Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) Perak said that the Toyota Camry car-fire did not involve any victims.
He said that his party received a call regarding the incident at 11.02am, before members of the Kuala Kangsar Fire and Rescue Station (BBP) assisted by Meru Raya BBP went to the location.
“Firefighters streamed from hose reels until the fire was successfully extinguished,” he said in a statement on Thursday.
The operation led by Senior Fire Officer II Abdul Aziz Mohd Noor ended at 12.10pm.