Car goes up in flames, no injuries

James Kon

A vehicle burst into flames on the Muara-Tutong Highway yesterday morning.

Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) deployed two fire engines from the Jerudong Fire Station led by DSO Haji Mohamad bin Ibrahim. The fire was doused within two minutes while no injuries were reported.

The FRD urged the public to increase their knowledge on vehicle fire safety and ensure that electrical wirings are installed by certified mechanics.

Drivers are also advised to equip their vehicles with dry powder fire extinguisher and conduct regular inspection for vehicles over seven years old.

FRD personnel dousing the car fire. PHOTO: FRD