Firefighters catch monitor lizard in chicken coop

James Kon

Firefighters responded to a distress call of wild animal disturbance in Kampong Lumapas and found a 2.5-metre-long monitor lizard inside a chicken coop on Wednesday.

Five firefighters led by Muhd Muzri Adlee bin Haji Umar from Sungai Kebun Fire Station rushed to the scene, according to Fire and Rescue Department (FRD).

Firefighters used a snake catcher to capture the reptile and released it into the wild.

In case of emergency, contact FRD hotline 995 and provide accurate information.

Firefighters capturing the monitor lizard. PHOTO: FRD