A damage in the fuse box component of a car engine resulted in the vehicle being totally gutted around Hua Ho Manggis roundabout, Jalan Muara on Friday.
The female driver escaped without any injuries.
Six fire and rescue personnel from the Berakas Fire Station led by Deputy Station Officer (DSO) Tonny bin Tanda rushed to the scene.
On arrival, the officials found the vehicle totally burnt. They doused the flames using water from the fire engine, the Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) stated in a release yesterday.
The FRD urged motorists to ensure that their vehicles are in good condition and to check the vehicle’s wiring.
The release stated modifications should be attended by authorised mechanics.
The FRD can be contacted on 995 during an emergency.