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Kg Bengkurong fire destroys two vehicles

James Kon

Two vehicles were completely destroyed and another badly damaged in a fire at Kampong Bengkurong early Sunday.

The Bandar Seri Begawan Fire Station on receiving a call about the fire around 4.43am dispatched a team who on arrival, found two SUV vehicles completely engulfed by flames while another hatchback burnt on its left side and bonnet.

The vehicles were parked side by side in a garage. The firefighters extinguished the fire in five minutes using a jet hose and water from the fire engine.

The cause of the fire and estimated losses are under investigation.

Six firefighters from the Bandar Seri Begawan Fire Station led by SO Ishraqi bin Haji Sidup responded on receiving the call, the Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) stated.

The FRD reminded the public to ensure their vehicles are in good condition and to regularly check the wiring.

The vehicles on fire at Kampong Bengkurong on Sunday. PHOTO: FRD