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LAST_UPDATESat, 01 Nov 2014 10am

Factory Razed In Early Morning Fire

A factory manufacturing electrical equipment in the industrial area of Bandar Sunway caught fire early Sunday morning. Pic: The StarA factory manufacturing electrical equipment in the industrial area of Bandar Sunway caught fire early Sunday morning. Pic: The StarPETALING JAYA: An early morning fire on Sunday destroyed a factory manufacturing electrical equipment in the industrial area of Bandar Sunway near here, incurring losses of about RM4 million.

Petaling Operations Zone assistant superintendent of Fire and Rescue Services Mohammmad Zaikunor Afendi Muhammad Nordin said the report on the fire at the factory, Fortune Electrical Corp (M) Sdn Bhd, in Dataran Complex 3C of the Subang Jaya municipality, came at 7.30am.

"The Subang Jaya Fire and Rescue Station received a call at 7.57am and immediately sent 20 officers and personnel in three fire engines from the Subang Jaya, Damansara and Section 7 Petaling Jaya fire and rescue stations," he said.

Fire-fighters took two hours to put out the blaze, and managed to prevent the fire from spreading to three other factories nearby.

Zaikunor Afendi said an investigation was being conducted to identify the cause of the fire.

 

 

 

- Bernama