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Fire & Rescue (2021): Trailer catches fire, no injuries (12.05.2021)

BY James Kon

A trailer caught on fire at the Mentiri highway near the Sungai Akar roundabout on Monday.

Firefighters who extinguished the fire said no injuries were reported.

A distress call was lodged at 3.57pm, according to the Fire and Rescue Department (FRD). Six firefighters with one fire engine from Berakas Fire Station led by Deputy Station Officer Haji Noordin bin Haji Lias responded.

The fire had started at the back of the trailer.

The cause of the fire and estimated loss are under investigation.

The FRD urged the public to ensure that the vehicle wiring systems are done by skilled workers and vehicles should be equipped with dry powder fire extinguisher.

-- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin

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