Massive morning fire razes 40 squatter homes in KK


KOTA KINABALU: Forty squatter houses at Kampung Muhibbah Likas here were destroyed in a massive fire this morning.

It is learnt that one person suffered burn injuries in the fire and was sent to the Queen Elizabeth hospital here for treatment.

The district Fire and Rescue department received a distress call at 8am and despatched more than 50 personnel to the location.

There were also 33 police personnel at the scene.

The fire was brought under control by 8.50am and 30 houses were spared destruction.