Fortunately, no injuries or loss of lives were reported.
Videos of a factory on fire have been spreading on social media today.
KILANG TERBAKAR DI KAMPUNG KERDAS— Asal Gombak (@AsalGombak) November 6, 2023
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It was said that a few factories were involved in the incident; however, as reported by Harian Metro, it was one furniture factory at Lorong Kerdas 4, Kampung Kerdas, Selayang today (6 November).
According to Selangor Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) Assistant Director of Operations Ahmad Mukhlis Mokhtar, the damage was quite massive, as the class B building of the factory, which measures 3.71 square metres by 9.29 square metres, was 80 percent burned.
Firemen from seven fire stations were mobilised for the operations; Selayang, Pandan, Seksyen 7, Gombak Selatan, Setapak, Serdang and Kota Anggerik.
Four machines and three water tanks were sent to the scene as soon as the call was received at 10.56am.
As of noon, firemen were still battling the blaze.
According to preliminary assessments, there were no casualties from the fire.
The cause of the fire has yet to be ascertained.