Fire destroys 35 stilt houses in Sandakan

SANDAKAN (Bernama) – A total of 35 houses were destroyed during a fire at a floating village in Kampong Bungaya, Batu Sapi in Sandakan last Tuesday night. According to a statement from the Sabah Fire and Rescue Department, the operations centre received an emergency call at 12.40pm, and a team from the Sandakan Fire and Rescue Station led by Jimmy Lagung rushed to the scene located about 22km from the station. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin