Fire breaks out in Batu Caves Temple

Firemen had to climb the long flight of temple steps to fight the blaze.
PHOTO: The Star

PETALING JAYA: A souvenir shop was razed after a fire broke out at the Batu Caves Temple on Wednesday.

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department assistant operations director Mohd Sani Harul said they received a distress call at about 5.25pm.

"We arrived there about seven minutes after receiving the alert.

"A team of firemen from the Selayang, Rawang and Gombak fire stations managed to control the fire within several minutes," he said.