Mentally impaired woman dies in fire
11 Apr 2023 10:41pm
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Penang Fire and Rescue Department operations officer Mohd Fazlee Mohamad said firemen found Nuraida Hashim, 43, unconscious on a bed, and she was pronounced dead by medical personnel at the scene.
He said a fire engine from the Bukit Mertajam station reached the location 12 minutes after receiving an emergency call at 5.08 pm.
"When firemen arrived, the 250 square metres single-storey brick house was already engulfed in flames. We were told a woman was trapped inside.
"Firemen managed to retrieve the woman from a bed in one room but an examination by a medical team showed that she had died,” he said in a statement tonight.
Mohd Fazlee said firefighters prevented the fire from spreading to other houses and put out the blaze at
The cause of the fire is being investigated. - BERNAMA
State Socso director Abd Razak Omar (second from right) said the agency will continue to make more aggressive efforts to raise awareness, among the target group, to take advantage of the social security protection scheme against domestic disasters and disability, while managing the household. - BERNAMA