Teen dies in Sabah blaze, 101km from nearest fire station

Awang Ali Omar

TELUPID: A teenager burned to death in a fire at Kampung Telupid this morning.

The deceased is identified as Edmend Teddy, 18, whose charred body was discovered in the burned-out premises.

The fire started at about 2am, and the District Fire and Rescue department received a distress call at 2.12am, despatching five personnel.

They arrived about 80 minutes later, as the village is located 101 kilometres from the station.