Fire destroys three business premises in Alor Setar

ALOR SETAR (Jan 31): Fire destroyed three business premises located in a three storey building in Jalan Teluk Wan Jah here early on Tuesday.

The fire at about 4am destroyed an electrical appliance shop, a beauty centre and an insurance office.

Kota Setar Zone Fire chief Mohamad Mustakim Mukhtar said four engines with 25 men arrived at the scene five minutes after receiving a call at 4.05am.

He said three engines were from Alor Setar station and one was from Jalan Raja station.

"Firemen put out the fire at about 5.45am. There were no casulaties," he told reporters at the scene.

The fire was believed to have started from the electrical appliance shop on the ground floor of the building.

The cause of the fire and loss incurred are still under investigation. — Bernama

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