Under construction apartment catches fire

Written by: Victor Charlie | 13 Nov 2017 20:49
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13 Nov 2017 20:49

Four floors of an apartment under construction at Kota Damansara caught fire on Monday afternoon.

According to a spokesperson from the Selangor Fire and Rescue Department, the fire involved apartment units on the third, fourth, fifth and sixth floors.

theSun reported him as saying that 23 firefighters from Sungai Buloh, Damansara, and Section 7, Petaling Jaya fire stations rushed to the scene after receiving a distress call at 2.18pm.

"When we arrived thick smoke could be seen billowing from the third floor onwards. Our men are in the midst of putting out the blaze. Unfortunately, the fire is at its peak," he said.

While there were no injuries or fatalities during the incident, he added that the fire had destroyed almost 90% of the building.

Pictures of the incident are making their rounds on social media.

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