SEMPORNA – About 50 houses at Kampung Bangau-Bangau here were razed in a fire this morning.
District Fire and Rescue Department chief Fazizul Hizam Borhan said no casualties were reported.
Twenty personnel including few from Kunak district were dispatched to the location after receiving distress call at 1.47am.
“We are still waiting confirmation from village chief on the exact number of victims affected in this incident.
“Our officer from Tawau will be here to investigate the cause of fire,” he said.
Last week, thousands of about 500 houses from the same squatter colony were made homeless. – NST Online