KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 7 – Shoppers at MidValley Megamall here were asked to evacuate today evening after a fire broke out on this evening, involving a convenience store at the lower ground floor at around 7pm. There were no reports of casualties and an emergency announcement was made on the PA system of the mall asking all shoppers to evacuate the premises.
Police on sight had also cordoned off the area. Shops in the area had also closed down during that time. City Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said the fire was brought under control at 7.33pm. He said the cause of fire still under investigation. At around 8pm service resumed as usual and shops began opening. — PN