PORT DICKSON (Bernama) – A major bushfire at Batu 12, Segenting, Jalan Pantai, Teluk Kemang was successfully contained within 35 minutes, yesterday afternoon.
Teluk Kemang Fire and Rescue senior officer Buang Ibrahim said the station received a distress call at 12.07pm and dispatched a fire truck with seven personnel to the burning area stretching 0.405 ha.
“Based on the records, this is the first time that a fire had ravaged the location.
When we arrived, the place was ablaze, which was compounded by the dry and hot weather.
“But we managed to tame the fire in 10 minutes and douse it completely within 35 minutes,” he said.
He said no fatalities had been reported and investigations were ongoing.