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Water dispenser the culprit of Jalan Ong Sum Ping fire

Adib Noor

The Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) extinguished a fire which originated from a water dispenser at a building in Jalan Ong Sum Ping yesterday.

Abdul Majid bin Haji Abdul Wah led 13 firefighters from the Bandar Seri Begawan and Beribi fire stations after receiving a distress call at 9.45am.

Smoke was detected on the third floor of the building. The fire originated from a water dispenser and spread to the kitchen, according to the FRD report.

The team promptly put out the fire. No injuries were reported.

The FRD reminded the public to ensure that fire extinguishers and fire blankets are available at the premises while electrical equipment is switched off after use.

The water dispenser which caused the fire. PHOTO: FRD
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