SANDAKAN: Four semi-permanent houses at Kg. Bukit Nenas in Karamunting were on fire, this evening.
Sandakan JBPM station received an emergency call about the incident at 3.26pm and has deployed five officers with seventeen personnel to the scene.
Sandakan JBPM Chief, Anddre Andrew, said initial report stated that the fire has destroyed nearly 98 percent of the involved structures.
Despite the houses being in close proximity, firefighters managed to control the fire by using water supplies from a nearby well and tanker.
The operation ended at 3.53pm, with no injuries or death reported, and the cause of fire and cost of damages still being investigated. -SayangSabah