Fire destroys nine houses in Tawau, no casualties reported

KOTA KINABALU: Nine terrace houses were completely burnt down during a fire that broke out at a residential area in Tawau district on Friday.

However, no casualties were reported.

The Fire and Rescue Department initially received the information at 1.54pm regarding the incident at Taman Victoria, Lorong 4, here.

“A team from Tawau fire station was sent to the location, where 10 houses were on fire.

“Nine were 100% destroyed while the fire at one house managed to be put out.

“The fire came under control at 2.56pm and the operation ended at 5.25pm,” said the Department spokesman.