Firefighters moved swiftly to contain an empty classroom fire in five minutes at Chung Ching Middle School in Seria on Saturday. No injuries were reported in the afternoon incident.
According to the Fire and Rescue Department (FRD), nine Operation ‘B’ Branch firefighters from the Seria Fire Station were dispatched to the school after the distress call was received at 12.47pm.
The authorities are investigating the cause of the fire and the estimated damage. In the wake of the incident, the FRD reminded the public to ensure the availability of proper firefighting equipment at their premises.
More details on Monday Borneo Bulletin