A fire broke out in Kampung Mumong, Mukim Kuala Belait late this afternoon where a double storey house suffered a minor damage from the incident. The fire occurred around 4.30 pm and it was believed that the fire started from first floor of the house. The Fire and rescue department arrived just minutes after receiving the emergency call. It took just only 10 minutes to extinguish the fire. Alhamdulliah all the occupants are saved. The ground floor of the house only suffered water damaged. Sources said short circuit from the fuse box started the fire.
One of the rooms at first floor
The occupants interviewed by the man in blue.
FATAL ACCIDENT IN SG LIANG
A man in his mid 40's was killed in a self accident at Km 34 Sungai Liang Belait at an early hour in Sunday. The victim was heading to Lumut from Bandar Seri Begawan when the accident happened at around 2.00 am were it was believe that his 4 x 4 vehicle lost control and crashed into the guard rail alongside of the road.
Road Users are advised to adhere with the speed regulation and take extra care when driving along the Sg Liang - Belait road where there are a lot of construction works taking place involving with heavy vehicle and especially during heavy downpour where land slide and floods will occur.
KM 34 Sg Liang-Belait Road where the accident happened