Fire razes at least 10 units at timber plantation in remote Kapit interior – Nation

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MIRI: A fire razed at least 10 workers’ units in a timber plantation cum sawmill in Nanga Bawai located in the deep interior of Kapit Division.

Firemen from Kapit town managed to douse the fire at about 10pm after having to travel more than 20kms through jungle terrain and then cross a river to reach the site.

Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department said in its updates that nobody was injured in the blaze.

Fire personnel carried mechanical waterpumps and waterhoses to the site and pumped river water to fight the fire and prevent it from spreading, it added.

A probe is underway to determine the cause of the fire.

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