KUALA LUMPUR – 53 motorcycles and eight cars were destroyed in a fire at the carpark of Block 41 of the Gombak Setia People’s Housing Project (PPR) early this morning.
The Commander of Operations, Senior Fire and Rescue Officer II, Kup Zaid Zainal said, the department received a distress call on the incident at 5.05 am.
Following that, four fire engines and 24 firefighters from the Wangsa Maju, Gombak South and Setapak were rushed to the scene.
He said, the team arrived at the location at 5.15am.
“The fire engulfed 53 motorcycles and eight cars parked at the carpark of the housing area.
“The firefighters took 10 minutes to control the fire from spreading before putting it out fully at 5.47 am,” he said in a statement today.
He added, the fire had fully destroyed 53 motorcycles. Meanwhile, the cars suffered 60 to 80 percent of damage.
No casualty was reported from the incident. They are currently investigating the cause of the fire and the estimation of the damage in cost. –MalaysiaGazette