Building under construction in Tanjong Tokong catches fire

April 10th, 2018 Leave a comment 中文版


A building still under construction (Tri Pinnacle) at a site in Tanjong Tokong caught passers-by and motorists off guard after smoke started billowing from the premises.

The Bagan Jermal Fire and Rescue Department fire station received a distress call about 5.30pm yesterday on the incident as thick smoke could be seen from the sixth floor of the building.

Soon after the call, several fire engines were immediately dispatched to the scene to put off the blaze.

Other fire engines from Paya Terubong, Teluk Bahang, and Jalan Perak also raced to the scene to assist in the operation.

Upon reaching the scene, the fire personnel also managed to rescue a crane driver who was trapped on top of the 46th floor.

A Bagan Jermal Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said fire personnel managed to put off the fire by 7.15pm.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

No casualties were reported in the incident.

Source: TheSunDaily.my

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  1. Thor
    April 10th, 2018 at 16:00 | #1

    this project is so unlucky.. pity them.. first landslide, now terbakar.. haiyo

  2. jamie
    April 10th, 2018 at 18:01 | #2

    That’s why, don’t build high rise on hill slope, tendency of accidents is very high.

  3. Water
    April 10th, 2018 at 18:22 | #3

    Should be insured…

  4. Chicken_smell
    April 10th, 2018 at 21:08 | #4

    risk of structural damage if the fire was too hot and too long . concrete will crack due to trapped moisture during cement mixing process

  5. winn
    April 11th, 2018 at 11:06 | #5

    Hello, this project not the landslide one, check properly first before you write. Just unlucky caught fire

  6. wings
    April 11th, 2018 at 13:54 | #6

    Chicken_smell :risk of structural damage if the fire was too hot and too long . concrete will crack due to trapped moisture during cement mixing process


  7. jamie
    April 11th, 2018 at 13:58 | #7

    I only have ONE life. Definitely not going to risk it for nothing, furthermore, this is a hill slope project, not worth the risk and the money.

  8. Waste money
    April 11th, 2018 at 18:09 | #8

    Yes only 1 life dont ply ply, ask developer destroy the building then rebuild for safety

  9. Try-Pinnakle
    April 12th, 2018 at 23:42 | #9

    The project name should change to Fire-Pinnacle to suit the theme.

  10. temperature
    April 13th, 2018 at 15:11 | #10

    too hot, a building, will yield lukewarm response…

  11. Jason
    April 16th, 2018 at 04:40 | #11

    Crane driver trapped on 45th floor, possibly the car park block.? In any case, hope there will be a thorough investigation to the cause and extent of damage and this incident will act as a constant reminder to Aspen to ensure that all it’s building safety and quality standards are maintained. Any short cuts to minimize costs at the expense of safety will haunt them in later years eg the recent London apartment building fire .

  12. Thor
    April 19th, 2018 at 09:04 | #12

    haha sorry boss.. my mistake. i think

  13. tsunami
    April 19th, 2018 at 14:06 | #13

    jamie :That’s why, don’t build high rise on hill slope, tendency of accidents is very high.

    near hill, fear of slides. near sea, fear of tsunami. neither hill nor sea, no view – then how???

  14. wong
    May 4th, 2018 at 16:01 | #14

    any compensation for property owner under building law?
    as well as for future safety warranty to occupy.

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