A house at Simpang 815 in Kampung Masin was gutted in a fire late yesterday afternoon. The cause of fire and extent of loss are still under investigation.

The operation involved 18 fire and rescue personnel from the Pengkalan Batu Fire Station, Jerudong Fire Station and Berakas Fire Station. The houses were used as a workshop for car spare part and used cars storage. In this regard, the Fire and Rescue Department reminded the public to ensure that the use of electricity does not exceed the limit, ensure that all electrical wirings are in good condition, and make inspections via companies certified by the authority. For any emergency, call the hotline 995.

Source: Radio Television Brunei