Tag Archives: fire

October 07

Bomba: Mall fire brought under control within 20 mins

A fire at a popular mall here, which set off alarms and required the building to be evacuated here on Saturday, was brought under control within 20 minutes of authorities being alerted to it. A Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said they received a call at around 7.10pm and managed to bring the fire under […]

June 15

Malaysian family among those evacuated in London fire

A MALAYSIAN family was among those evacuated in the fire which destroyed the Grenfell Tower block of flats in West London yesterday, The Star Online reports. Zeferi Mohamad Zaidel, 38, his wife and two children, managed to rush to safety but are unsure about the fate of their home. Residents are still not allowed to […]

February 13

Are Malaysian houses a ‘death trap’ if a fire breaks out?

Cilisos New Jo-Lyn writes to share – In the early hours of Monday (6 Feb), a fire broke out in a house in USJ, claiming the lives of ALL its occupants. They were four family members – Lim Ah Kok, who was found with his two sons, Yong Liang and Yong Wei on the upper floor, and […]

October 25

Six dead after fire breaks out at Sultanah Aminah Hospital in JB

The Fire and Rescue Department has confirmed that six victims were found dead following a fire that broke out at the Intensive Care Unit at Sultanah Aminah Hospital in Johor Baru this morning. “Six victims were recovered – one alive and five dead. “Rescue efforts will continue as one more victim remains trapped,” the department […]

June 28

Woman on fire after using handphone while filling up petrol

A woman sustained burns on 60 per cent of her body when she was engulfed by flames after using her handphone at a petrol station in Setapak Indah this afternoon. The woman, 25, was using her handphone while filling petrol in the car when the accident occurred. “A spark ignited from the pump and triggered […]