Man found burnt to death in noon house fire

KOTA BARU: A man was burnt to death in a fire at his home in Kampung Huda, here, today.

The victim, believed to be in his 40s, has yet to be identified.

Kota Baru Fire and Rescue Station chief Zukeri Shafie said a 14-man team in a fire engine rushed to the scene after receiving an emergency call at 1pm.

“The house was about 90 percent destroyed when firemen arrived at the scene about 10 minutes after receiving the call.

“They controlled the fire about 30 minutes later,” he said when contacted.

He said the victim’s body was found in the kitchen and had been sent to Raja Perempuan Zainab II hospital.

Source: New Straits Times


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