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Early morning fire engulfs 30 stalls in Jalan Masjid India

Early morning fire engulfs 30 stalls in Jalan Masjid India

KUALA LUMPUR: With only two weeks left for the Aidilfitri celebrations, fate dealt a cruel blow to 30 traders when fire early today destroyed their stalls in front of Wisma Yakin, Masjid India, here.

Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue Department Senior Operations Commander L. Logeswaran said they received an emergency call at 1.35am and arrived at the scene at 1.45am.

A team from the Sentul, Hang Tuah, Titiwangsa and Pudu fire stations were despatched to the site to put out the blaze.

“Thirty stalls selling garments, bags and shoes were totally razed and we managed to fully extinguish the fire by 2.04am,” he said when contacted here Tuesday.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated.


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