Kampung Usahajaya, Sibu Fire Leaves 12 Homeless

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SIBU: Twelve people were left homeless when a fire destroyed three houses at Lorong Sentosa Barat 2, Kampung Usahajaya here at about 9pm last night.

Kampung Usahajaya village head, Ali Serani, said the affected houses were occupied by staff of Sibu Municipal Council and Meradong and Julau District Council.

"I was informed that the fire started from the middle house and it spread to the two adjoining houses," he told Bernama.

According to Sibu district police chief, ACP Saiful Bahari Abdullah a car was also destroyed in the fire.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

- Bernama