A man burned to death in a fire which razed his house at Kampung Pedawan here early this morning. (Photo courtesy of Fire and Rescue Department)

PAPAR: A man burned to death in a fire which razed his house at Kampung Pedawan here early this morning.

Firefighters discovered the badly charred remains of Mark Jamaing, 36, in the kitchen area.

District Fire and Rescue Department chief Dunstan Peter said they received a distress call on the fire at 4.31am and deployed eight personnel to the village.

“The fire had destroyed 80 per cent of the house when the team arrived at the scene. We managed to bring it under control by 5.22am,” he said.

Apart from the house, Dunstan said a Toyota Hilux four-wheel-drive was also destroyed, adding that the department is investigating the cause of the fire.

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