Fire engulfs Iban longhouse Rh Usek Sumpit

A fire that started at around 9am today, engulfed the longhouse Rh Usek Sumpit and destroyed an estimated 60 doors.

MIRI: An estimated 60-doors of Iban longhouse Rh Usek Sumpit in Sg Keriok Niah have been destroyed in a fire that broke out at around 9am today.

Firefighters from Miri Fire and Rescue station (Bomba Miri) and Bomba Lopeng assisted by Niah Volunteers Firefighters Unit are currently on site carrying out fire fighting trying to subdue to fire.

The longhouse is located some 100km from Miri City.

No casualties have been reported at the time of writing (11:46am).

More updates to follow as story develops.