Local man escapes unhurt in vehicle fire

Rokiah Mahmud

A local man escaped unscathed when his vehicle caught fire at Jalan Kecil Ukong, Tutong.
Six fire and rescue personnel from Lamunin Fire Station led by ABK 238 Masdi Wijaya rushed to the scene upon receiving a distress call at 7.46pm on Friday.

The cause and estimated damage are still under investigation.

Following this, the Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) reminded the public to ensure wiring installation to be done through an accredited workshop, to equip their vehicles with a fire extinguisher and vehicles over seven years need to go through an inspection.

The public can call 995 for emergencies.

Fire and rescue personnel dousing the fire. PHOTO: FRD