Blaze hits hypermarket in Ipoh

IPOH: Patrons at a hypermarket in Bandar Sunway Ipoh here ran helter-skelter when a section catering to the sale of fabrics, pillows and mattresses went up in smoke yesterday afternoon.

In the 3.30pm blaze, three display shelves were destroyed.

City Fire and Rescue Department chief, P. Samasuvam said 18 firemen in three engines put out the blaze within 25 minutes.

Source: Malaysian Trades Union Congress