KUCHING: Driver escape from van when discovered smoke, then the van caught fire. The whole van became scrap metal before firefighters arrive.
This incident occurred around 8.30am near Petronas gas station located at Green Height. The driver of the van is a Chinese male above 40 years old.
During the incident, the van was heading the direction 4 and half mile, before the entrance of Petronas gas station, the driver discovered smoke came out under the car, and quickly stop beside the road to investigate.
The van start burning shortly after the driver left.
The public passed by and the gas station staff immediately notify the fire department.
When the firefighters arrived to the scene, the entire van have caught fire, the fire was only put out nearly after 10 minutes and the van had became scrap metal.