2 workers hurt in fire at Kuching solar plant


KUCHING: Two factory workers suffered minor burns when a section of a solar plant at the Sama Jaya Free Industrial Zone here caught fire this morning.

It was learnt that the two workers were trapped when fire broke out at the premises at 8am today.

State Fire and Rescue Department assistant operations director Tiong Ling Hii said the department deployed a seven-men team to the scene and rescued the victims.

The team took about 20 minutes to bring the fire under control.

"The two victims were then sent to the Sarawak General Hospital here for treatment." he said.