Express train catches fire in Pasir Mas


KOTA BHARU: The engine of an categorical train heading from Tumpat to Johor Bahru caught fire in Kampung Anok Machang, Sungai Keladi close to Pasir Mas on Tuesday (Feb 1) night time.

Pasir Mas Fire and Rescue Department station’s assistant superintendent Shapawi Setapa, nevertheless, mentioned all 180 passengers on board the train have been unhurt in the incident which occurred at 9.44 pm.

He mentioned firemen from Pasir Mas and Tanah Merah stations have been dispatched to the scene and so they managed to place out the fire at 1.44am on Wednesday.

“The firemen have been assisted by Volunteer Fire Brigades from Rong Chenok and personnel from the Tok Uban police station,” he mentioned when contacted by Bernama.

Shapawi mentioned that the train was then delivered to the Pasir Mas railway station.- Bernama

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