Investigation is ongoing to identify the cause of fire that gutted two houses in Simpang 645, Kampung Sungai Besar, Jalan Kota Batu last night, as well as the estimated loss.

The Fire and Rescue Department received an emergency call at 7.24 in the evening last night. Five fire engines and personnel from Mentiri, Muara, Berakas, Bandar Seri Begawan and Sungai Kebun Fire Stations were rushed to the scene. It was reported that the fire spread from the first house, where the lower section of the house was made into a tyre workshop.

Source: Radio Television Brunei