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A total of four people were hurt when a coconut tree fell on a house in Kampung Jawa, Batu Masjid, Temoh. - NSTP/ Pic courtesy of Fire and Rescue Dept.

IPOH: Four people, including a two-year-old girl, were injured when an uprooted coconut tree crashed on a house in Kampung Jawa, Tapah here.

A spokesperson from Tapah Fire and Rescue Department said the department received a distress call on the incident at 7.51pm today.

“There were five people in the house but only one escaped unhurt. The others suffered minor injuries on their legs and other body parts.

“The injured victims were taken to the Tapah Hospital by members of the public for further treatment,” the spokesperson said.

He added that it took about an hour to clear the fallen coconut tree and the operation ended at 9.07pm.

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