Elderly man dies in house fire

27 Aug 2023 01:16pm
An 81-year-old man was killed in a fire which destroyed his house in Kampung Sungai Pilah in Bukit Gambir here today. - Fire department
An 81-year-old man was killed in a fire which destroyed his house in Kampung Sungai Pilah in Bukit Gambir here today. - Fire department
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TANGKAK - An 81-year-old man was killed in a fire which destroyed his house in Kampung Sungai Pilah in Bukit Gambir here today.

Tangkak fire station operations commander Rafiah Aziz said the charred remains of Daud Abd Latif, believed to be living alone, were found in the kitchen.

She said in response to an emergency call at 6.16am, 16 firemen were dispatched to the scene.

Rafiah said the house was already ablaze when they reached the location.

The cause of the fire and the losses incurred have yet to be ascertained. - BERNAMA

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