Fire destroys car in Tutong

James Kon

A vehicle was totally damaged after it caught fire along Jalan Kupang Tutong yesterday afternoon. The driver escaped unharmed.

The Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) on receiving the distress call around 12.38pm deployed six firefighters in one fire engine from Lamunin Fire Station, Tutong to the scene of the incident.

Led by DSO Md Hisyamuddin, the firefighters brought the fire under control in two minutes.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The FRD urged the public to make sure that their vehicles are in good condition and check the wiring system. Any modification of engine electrical system and accessories as well as wiring must be done by accredited mechanics.

In case of an emergency, contact 995 and provide accurate information of the incident.

Firefighters at the scene of the incident. PHOTO: FRD