FRD investigates house fire

Izah Azahari

The cause of a fire that burnt down a concrete home in Jalan Ong Sum Ping on Thursday is being investigated, said the Fire and Rescue Department (FRD).

A total of 14 firefighters from the Bandar Seri Begawan Fire Station led by Station Officer Abdul Majid bin Haji Abdul Wahab from Team ‘C’ rushed to the incident in Jalan Ong Sum Ping at about 8.50pm.

The department said the concrete house was burned down when the firefighters arrived.

Firefighters extinguished the fire using a single stream hose with fire engine and hydrant water sources, and brought it under control within five minutes. Estimated losses are under investigation. No casualties were reported said the department.

FRD personnel at the scene of the fire. PHOTO: FRD