A building in front of the Timesquare Shopping Centre in Berakas was reported caught on fire yesterday noon. The incident has caused damage at the lower section of the building.
The Fire and Rescue Department received distress call at 1.07 in the afternoon. However, the fire was curbed by the fire and rescue at 1.30 in the afternoon. Five fire engines from the Berakas Fire Station, Women Operation Unit and Beribi Fire Station were deployed to the incident with 21 fire personnel. According to fire reports, a massive fire has razed the lower section of B.T Haji Uthman Complex building and spread out to the upper level of a shop unit. The causes and estimates of losses are still under investigation.