A fire destroyed 14 stores at Pekan Baru Serdang

SERDANG: An early morning fire razed 14 shop lots at Pekan Baru Serdang here.

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department director Norazam Khamis said they received a call at around 4.15am on Monday (Oct 31).

"We dispatched three fire engines, two water tankers, a fire response vehicle and an aerial ladder platform vehicle from the Bandar Tun Hussein Onn, Bangi, Serdang and Section 7 fire stations along with 25 personnel to the scene.

“The fire was under control by 5.30am,” he said when contacted, and added that no one was injured in the blaze.

Serdang OCPD Asst Comm AA Anbalagan said 14 shops were destroyed in the fire.

"Our checks found that a motorcycle shop, optometrist, cosmetics shop, jewellery shop, liquor store, hardware shop, pawn shop, clinic and car workshop were among the 14 destroyed.

“The Fire and Rescue Department is still processing the scene and will be investigating the cause of the fire,” he said when contacted.

Source: The Star