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Worker seriously injured in factory fire

A Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said the factory building was already destroyed 80 per cent when they arrived at the scene. — Picture by Choo Choy MayA Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said the factory building was already destroyed 80 per cent when they arrived at the scene. — Picture by Choo Choy MayIPOH, Feb 13 — A factory worker in 50’s was seriously injured in a fire at his work premises at Taman Menglembu Impiana Park here this afternoon.

A Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said the factory building was already destroyed 80 per cent when they arrived at the scene after receiving a distress call at 3.54pm.

Initial investigations revealed the location where the fire had started was used to store thinner.

“The factory worker has been rushed to Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun with the department’s Emergency Medical Rescue Services (EMRS),” the spokesman said.

Firemen are still in the midst of putting out the fire.

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