November 30, 2023

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Second fire breaks out at Wisma Jakel building

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SHAH ALAM,  Jan 3 — A second fire broke out at Wisma Jakel in Section 7 here early today, this time affecting the curtain store room at the premises.

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) director Datuk Norazam Khamis said the department received a distress call at 12.40 am, following which 43 firemen were mobilised to the scene and they managed to control the fire from spreading at 1.45 am.

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“The fire was completely doused at 3.07 am and overhaul work is in progress. There were no casualties,” he said in a statement.

The first fire broke out at the five-storey Wisma Jakel building two days ago. It was believed to have started at about 7 am.

The Selangor JBPM has mobilised its K9 Tracker Dog Unit to the site to conduct forensic work and determine the cause of the incident.

NMT as reported by Bernama