Fire razes workers’ quarters, houses in Lahad Datu

LAHAD DATU (Bernama) – Two blocks of workers’ quarters as well as four other houses in Kampung Teck Guan, Jalan Silam were destroyed in a fire on Thursday night.

Lahad Datu Fire and Rescue Station’s operations head Abu Bakar Taraji said they received an emergency call at 8.27pm and immediately rushed to the scene.

“A total of four fire engines and two utility vehicles as well as 31 firefighters were deployed to the site, including a team from the Kunak Fire and Rescue Station for firefighting operations,” he said in a statement yesterday.

He said the fire was brought under control at 10.35pm and no injuries were reported while the cause of the incident was still under investigation.