Glove Factory On Fire, Losses Estimated At RM2.2 Million

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KULIM, Feb 19 – A factory which manufactured gloves and cotton rags at the Small and Medium Industrial Area in Taman Makmur, Lunas, was partially destroyed in a fire yesterday, with losses estimated at RM2.2 million. Kulim fire and rescue station chief, Senior Assistant Superintendent Ghazali Mahmud said the fire broke out about 7.30 pm and 22 firemen arrived at the scene about 15 minutes later after being alerted of the incident.

The firemen, assisted by 17 firemen from Hi Tech Park fire and rescue station and 38 volunteer firemen from Kulim and Seberang Perai, took about two hours to control the fire, he told Bernama when contacted today. He said the Fire and Rescue Department was investigating the cause of the fire.

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