17 shoplots gutted in morning blaze

SUNGAI SIPUT, Malaysia - A total of 17 shop lots at Jalan Lintang here were completely destroyed in a midnight fire. No casualties were reported in the 12.55am incident.

Fire engines from Kuala Kangsar, and as far as Ipoh besides the Sungai Siput Fire and Rescue Department were present to put out the fire.

Fire was put under control at 2.11am.

Cause and total loses of the fire is still being investigated.