Firefighters come to rescue of kitten

Azlan Othman

A kitten trapped inside an exhaust fan tunnel at Hua Ho Manggis Mall was rescued by of the Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) personnel on Wednesday in a one-hour-20-minute
rescue mission.

Twelve personnel with two fire engines from Berakas Fire Station and Women Operation Unit of the Fire Station led by DSO Haji Jublee bin Haji Abdul Jalil and ASO Siti Azizah binti Haji Bagul helped the feline trapped inside a four to five metre deep, zig-zagging tunnel using a snake catcher and rope.

A powered cutter was used to allow entry for the rescuer.

The FRD urged pet owners to be responsible and not to dump animals at places that could endanger their lives. In case of emergency, contact the FRD Operation Centre at 995 and give accurate information.

The rescued kitten. PHOTO: AZLAN OTHMAN