Thursday, May 13, 2010

Only two Sandakan Council offices destroyed

Sandakan: Only two offices belonging to Sandakan Municipal Council were destroyed in a Tuesday night blaze, District Fire and Rescue Chief Mohd Razali Awang Ahmad said. The department received the distress call at 7.28pm and dispatched four fire engines with 20 firemen to the scene, he said. "Fire-fighters managed to control the fire from spreading to nearby area at 8.10pm," Mohd Razali said, Wednesday, adding that no one was hurt during the incident. 

It was learnt that the two affected offices, which were located on the first floor, were an administration office and Sandakan Municipal Council Deputy Secretary Jeffrey Aman's office. Meanwhile, Sandakan Municipal Council president James Wong said the blaze did not affect the municipal operation and that all duties are carry out as normal. "The two office are closed for temporary until the investigation is complete," he added. The cause of fire and total of losses are still being investigated. 

Source Daily Express May 13, 2010

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