Welding Workshop Almost Gutted In Fire

TAMPIN, July 17 (Bernama) -- A welding workshop at the Taman Gunung Mas small industry site, near here, was almost destroyed in a fire early Thursday.

Tampin Fire and Rescue Station operations officer, Roslan Sahrani said the emergency call was received at 2.23am and a fire-engine with five officers and firemen arrived at the scene two minutes later.

He said they were also assisted by a team of firemen and a fire-engine from the Rembau station.

"The firemen managed to prevent the fire from spreading to the factories next door and put out the fire completely in 30 minutes."

Roslan said 70 per cent of the workshop building was destroyed as well as the machines and equipment inside.

He said no loss of life was reported, and the cause of the fire and losses were being investigated.


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