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Quick-thinking spares home from fiery disaster (2020)



The damaged electrical panel. PHOTO: FRD

BY James Kon

A homeowner’s quick thinking saved his Kampong Keramut home in Mukim Telisai from being destroyed by an electrical fire last Sunday.

Responding to a distress call at 8.02pm, a team of six firefighters led by DSO Abdul Aziz from the Bukit Beruang Fire Station were dispatched to the scene. On arriving, they found that the fire had already been put out by the homeowner, Mohammad bin Majid, using a two kg powder extinguisher.

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‘Family drug business’ busted in operation (2020)

Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) officers apprehended five local suspects related to drug-trafficking activities on June 30. The arrest was made at a carpark of a government flat in Kampong Sinarubai involving two separate vehicles. The suspects comprised three males and two females aged between 25 to 39, four of which were married couples.

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Local man escapes unhurt in vehicle fire (2020)


Fire and rescue personnel dousing the fire. PHOTO: FRD

BY Rokiah Mahmud

A local man escaped unscathed when his vehicle caught fire at Jalan Kecil Ukong, Tutong.

Six fire and rescue personnel from Lamunin Fire Station led by ABK 238 Masdi Wijaya rushed to the scene upon receiving a distress call at 7.46pm on Friday.

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