Tragic car fire claims life of 71-year-old man in Ipoh

Charred remains of 71-year-old found in Proton Saga Iswara after Ipoh fire.

30 May 2024 10:32am
The fire involved a Proton Saga Iswara car, which was about 90 per cent engulfed in flames. - Photo courtesy of JBPM Perak.
The fire involved a Proton Saga Iswara car, which was about 90 per cent engulfed in flames. - Photo courtesy of JBPM Perak.
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IPOH - A 71-year-old man was found burnt to death in a fire involving a car at Laluan Sri Kuang 3, Desa Lasi here last night.

Perak Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) Operations Division assistant director Sabarodzi Nor Ahmad said they received a call about the incident at 11.46 pm, and a fire engine, along with eight firefighters, arrived at the scene 10 minutes later.

He said the fire involved a Proton Saga Iswara car, which was about 90 per cent engulfed in flames.

"There was a charred body inside the vehicle. The firefighting operation ended at 2 am,” he said in a statement. - BERNAMA

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