Fire razes store house in Kepala Batas


KEPALA BATAS: Tonnes of plastic products went up in smoke after a store in Kampung Selamat here caught fire yesterday evening.

The store, located in Jalan Lima, was completely destroyed in the 10.30pm fire but no injury was reported as it was already closed for the day when the fire broke-out.

Its owner Ooi Chin Hooi said he rushed to the scene upon being alerted on the tragedy but there was nothing much he could no as the building was already engulfed by the blaze.

It was the second blow for Ooi after his store was gutted down by a fire four years ago. Firefighters managed to put out the fire at 11.50pm and investigation on the cause of fire and the losses were underway.

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