Fire Incident in Malaysia 2018
Lately, many fire incidents in Malaysia have destroyed homes and killed many lives. Therefore, please make sure your home or workplace is always equipped with fire prevention tools.
1. September 30, 20 units of houses burned.
Ten families from Jalan Sri Cemerlang stay here on their backyard when their home is burned in a Saturday night fire. The fires that began around 8 pm destroyed 20 units of wooden houses, but only 10 units of houses were inhabited. According to Operation Officer, Fire Superintendent Mohd Farid Ismail said no casualties and injuries were reported as residents of the house were able to escape when the fire began to spread. 30 personnel were assigned six vehicles rushed to the scene after receiving a call and managed to control the fire from spreading to the Kelantan Department of Environment (JAS) headquarters which is located next to the area. On arrival, two houses had been burned 80 percent while another 20 percent was home. The fire was successfully controlled at 9.58am.
Two teachers were almost stunned when their cars lost control before they were burned and burned on Bukit Suling, Trusan Road. During the incident around noon, both teachers aged 28 and 24 were on duty to bring the Ujian Penilaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) examination from Trusan to Lawas. In the incident at about 12.30pm, the victim, Arrzahara Affendi, 28, died after the Perodua Myvi car driven by his colleague suddenly lost control and then burned and burned on Jalan Bukit Suling. On arrival, the team found that the Perodua Myvi car was destroyed by one hundred percent. Both victims however suffered minor injuries and were immediately rushed to the hospital.
3. September 12, The woman was killed by the smoke of the fire.
A woman was believed to have died of smoke in her house at Kampung Sungai Perling 4, Taman Perling. According to preliminary investigations, the fires were carried out at about 9.45am starting at a trash heap which was later believed to stray the old mattress located at the back of the house, which then spread to the kitchen side. According to preliminary investigations, the fires were carried out at about 9.45am starting at a trash heap which was later believed to stray the old mattress located at the back of the house, which then spread to the kitchen side. According to witnesses (the victim’s nephew), he was awake from sleep because it smelled of smoke and found that the room was filled with smoke. The witness went out of the room and went into the kitchen and found that the smoke was thick and the eyes were blurred. A post-mortem was found to be the cause of his death due to smoke.
4. September 11, The quarters in front of Istana Kubang Kerian were destroyed in the fire.
An Lembaga Kemajuan Pertanian Kemubu (KADA) office quarters located opposite the Istana Kubang Kerian State Palace were destroyed in a fire here today. The unfortunate incident occurred around 10 am and reportedly no officer in charge or staff at the quarters. Witness, Mohamad Abd Halim Mat Lodin, 35, said he was at a shop repairing radiator at five stores from the scene. “At first I saw a smoke blast and then seen a fire before the sound of blisters burned the board house before contacting the fire and soon it was blasted up,” he said. Meanwhile, until 11am the fire was still in the fire and there was little traffic congestion following the security measures taken.
5. August 26, Senior citizens die in fire at Lorong Haji Taib.
A senior citizen was found fired at a shop in Lorong Haji Taib 2, here this morning. In the incident that morning, the 60-year-old victim was found in a room on the second floor of the shophouse. He said 11 officers and members of the Sentul Fire and Rescue Station went to the scene after receiving a call at 6.37am. Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue Department director Khiruddin Drahman said that as soon as the fire was fully fired at around 7am, his body was examined before he found the body of a single man in a room on the second floor. “The fire is believed to have come from a room where the victim was found. However, JBPM’s forensic team is still investigating the cause of the fire, “he said. Meanwhile, Dang Wangi Deputy Chief of Police, Superintendent Rudy Abdullah, said it classified the case as a sudden death (SDR).
6. August 25, 75 glove factory staff face anxious moment.
Fires occurred when the plant was operating late Friday evening. According to Mohd Rizal Buang, Assistant Director of Operations and Rescue Department of Fire Department, fire at the premises located at the Bukit Rahman Putra Industrial Estate in Sungai Buloh was reported at 6.50 pm. A total of 51 members from five BBPs were involved in a fire-fighting operation that could only be controlled at 8.17pm. Fire involves only 30 per cent of the factory on the first and third floors of which is the processing, office and store premises. Selangor Fire and Rescue Department Assistant Operations Director Mohd Rizal Buang said the fire caused the factory’s office located on the third floor of the building was completely destroyed, while the factory area only suffered minor damage. It took almost two hours to quench the fires.
Once again, the case involves involving Religious Secondary School in Perak when the latest was a two-tier female high school Madrasah Idrisiah High School, which was destroyed by fire at about 10.30am. The fire occurred on the top floor of the wooden dormitory and involved its ceiling and internal hardware. The incident only involves one floor in the female boarding block and does not involve the victim. A spokesman for the Perak Fire and Rescue Department said Kuala Kangsar Fire and Rescue Station (BBP) received an emergency call at 10.52am before a team rushed to the scene. His principal, Khairul Anwar El Syazalli Musa, said his party was grateful to all who helped in the fire incident, especially teachers and firefighters who acted fast to control the fire from spreading. The disaster affected the upper floor of the hostel’s dormitory where the building began to be used since 1988 and we are actually aware of the ill-feeling and the significance of this building over the years. “The school has sent applications to several parties, including the state and federal governments for new buildings following the old building of semi-wood and stone buildings that are extremely unsafe despite repairs for long-term use,” he said.
The heart of a mother when she was only able to hear her two little children screaming for help, before their voice was overwhelmed by the flames of fire. The two were later found to be hugged when the firefighters and rescue teams searched for the remains of fires, in Kampung Hilir, Lingga, Sri Aman, Sarawak. The victim died later identified as Zulkarnain Ajijul, 5, and his younger brother, Zulfadli Ajijul, 2. Unlucky mother, Jamilah Tuah is clearly still traumatized and disappointed, for being unable to do anything in the blink of an incident. Meanwhile, the grandfather, Ali Sanusi, did not believe in the tragedy that killed his two grandchildren. “It feels good when it comes to memory and imagines my grandson’s face. I did not notice (the incident of the fire), I did not know anything, because I only saw a thick black smoke at home. I just remember the safety of my grandchild, where they are. (When it comes to knowing) my grandson is dead, I feel weak, “he said. Ali was also said to be playing alongside his two grandchildren before he was able to fish in the river with his son.
9. August 9, Maahad Al Islah Teluk Intan burns again.
The Maahad Al Islah Religious School Building at Sungai Lampam, near here is burning this afternoon, the second incident of its kind in a year. Fire and Rescue (BBP) Teluk Intan said firefighters received a call at around 2.30 pm on the fire of the two-storey dormitory building. Two students of Maahad Al-Islah Religious Secondary School here are suffering from breathtaking fire at the school building today. The victim involved 15-year-old female students and is now treated at the Teluk Intan Hospital due to smoke. Maahad Al-Islan has a total of 154 students and 25 teachers. It was the third incident that occurred in the maahad after 2013 and 2017 involving fire store. In the incident at about 11pm on July 2 last year, fires destroyed a store storing equipment such as mattresses, beds, tables and chairs for boarding schools.
A woman died after falling from the 19th floor while trying to escape from the fire at her apartment at Taman Mutiara Mas, Skudai, here today. The victim (Liew) was sleeping alone in his room while his two sister sister was cooking in the kitchen with a two-year-old girl. Iskandar Puteri District Police Chief, Assistant Commissioner Noor Hashim Mohamad said he received calls from the public about the incident around 2.10pm. According to him, the police were informed by the complainant that a victim had fallen from the building. Fires are believed to have stemmed from the kitchen and the two twin brothers with the kids went out to take fire extinguishers outdoors, however, the fire spread quickly. Noor Hashim said Liew was believed to be trying to escape by climbing a balcony after awake and clinging to the pvc pipeline to cross the adjacent wall of the house, but was suspected of slipping and falling from the 19th to the first floor. The burning effect is seen as 60 percent and is believed to be the cause of fire from the stove.
12. July 8, OKU citizens were found to be in bedrooms.
The victim identified as Syaifuddin Loh Abdullah, 64 years old was found in his bedroom, after the firefighter and rescue team had finished performing the blackout work at the house. Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department Head 1, Kurung Suwen said when the victim was reported alone in the house as his daughter went to work. According to him, he received an emergency call at around 6.30 pm and two machines from Petra Jaya Fire and Rescue Station and Padungan were stationed at the scene. They found 100 percent of victims’ bodies and fires were believed to have occurred from the victim’s room. Kurung also advised any homeowners with disabilities to not allow them to stay alone at home.
13. Jun 10, 17 motorcycles were destroyed in a fire workshop.
A total of 17 motorcycles were destroyed in a fire at a motorbike workshop on the Tasik Rusa, Saturday. A Penang Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said he received an emergency call at 12.37pm yesterday, before the machinery from the Balik Pulau Fire and Rescue Station was rushed to the scene. On arrival, the fire was raging and some of the shoplots were destroyed. BOMBA men took about 15 minutes to control the fire from raging before the fire was successfully extinguished at 1.15pm. “According to the 49-year-old, he tried to quench the fire but did not succeed and the fire spread quickly, but the victim also did not even get the motorcycle of his client who was being repaired at the workshop,” he said. Information obtained from firefighters finds that cases classified as short-circuit and no crime elements are detected.
14. Jun 14, CEO dies in fire in the room.
Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd’s chief executive officer, Nazri Hassan, 47, was killed in a fire at his home at Mutiara Homes, at 12.20pm. Selangor Fire Operation Assistant Director Mohd Rizal Buang said his department received an emergency call at 12.30pm to inform the incident of the fire at a double storey semi-detached house at Mutiara Homes. The fire was successfully controlled one minute later and in the room, the firefighter found a man unconscious. Mohd Rizal said the victim was then taken out of the room and confirmed dead. It was learned that during the incident, Mohd Rizal was alone in the upper room, while his wife and son were in the living room on the ground floor. A handset placed on either bed or bedside that exploded while charging, may be the cause of a bedroom fire that caused the death of Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd Chief Executive Officer, Nazrin Hassan. The victim was believed to have died from a dehydration and burned 30 percent on the body part of the fire.
Chief executive officer Sanjay Groover said the accident that occurred at 6pm had resulted in a fire on a crude storage tank at the KBC refinery before it began to spread to the adjacent tank. During the incident, the refineries did not operate for the past three weeks and as soon as the accident happened, the supply of natural gas was immediately closed by the KBC team and the fire was informed. Despite facing three-day bumps to extinguish the fuel tank fire, it did not break the 200 firefighters involved in the fire operations of three Kemaman Bitumen Company (KBC) fires. Some of them experience first experience with such situations even though ‘fire’ is like their toy.
Here is 5 things that you should at least have in your home to give your family the best chance of survival to avoid from one of the fire incidents in Malaysia. These things are essential fire safety equipment for home use that should not be compromised on. These items will help you in the event of a fire by alerting you to the emergency and enabling you to deal with it effectively.
1. Smoke Detector
2. Fire Blanket
3. Fire Extinguisher
4. Safety Ladder
5. Fire Escape Plan