Tuesday, November 30

SMK St Teresa school hall completely burnt in evening blaze

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KUCHING: The upper level of the school hall building of SMK St Teresa was completely burnt in a fire today (Oct 29) at approximately 5pm.

Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba)  personnel who arrived at the scene at approximately 5.10pm used everything at their disposal to bring the fire under control, but the fire spread rapidly through the building, resulting in the hall being 100 per cent burnt.

Photos shared by the department show most of the upper floor ablaze in the incident, with black smoke emitted by the flames visible in many parts of the city.

Authorities are still ascertaining if the fire damaged the teacher’s room located on the ground floor of the hall.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown and no injuries have been reported thus far.

All footage shot by BPOnline/Roystein Emmor