BINTULU - An oil tanker exploded in front of the Bintulu Medical Centre on Jalan Kidurong in northern Sarawak here.
It is at present unclear what caused the explosion.
Dozens of firefighters are at the scene, attempting to deal with the incident that occurred at about 11.55am.
Initial reports indicate that the as many as five vehicles are on fire.
It is not known if anyone is trapped in the vehicles.