Vehicle fire under investigation

Two fire engines from Sungai Kebun Fire Station responded to a vehicle fire on Friday at Jalan Kasat, Mukim Lumapas.

According to the Fire and Rescue Department (FRD), an emergency call was received at 10.16am. The firefighters extinguished the fire with a water jet hose, with water supply from the a fire hydrant.

The fire was under control within in a minute. No injuries were reported. The cause and estimated losses of the fire is under investigation. Meanwhile, the FRD advised car owners to inspect their vehicle engines for leaks before driving, as leaked fluids can easily become flammable or combustible.

Any modifications of the engine electrical system and accessories must be performed by skilled and accredited mechanics.

Road users are also urged to comply with traffic regulations, said the FRD.

Wreckage of a vehicle which caught on fire. PHOTO: FRD