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Fire breaks out at Employees Provident Fund building in Petaling Jaya: Report


Petaling Jaya, SELANGOR: A fire broke out at the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) building on Jalan Gasing, Petaling Jaya on Tuesday (Feb 13), local media reported.

Photos and video circulating on messaging platforms and social media appeared to show the building engulfed in flames and thick smoke.

No casualties were reported and the blaze is under control, the Star Online reported, citing the fire and rescue department.

It added that the incident had caused bad traffic congestion and that police have cordoned off the road leading to Jalan Gasing to assist in firefighting efforts.

According to Twitter user Balthazar, the fire “spread within minutes” with smoke obscuring the top part of the building.

KWSP is on fire. Please tell ur friends and family to stay away from this area, debris of the building could be hazardous. The whole building was on fire.

— Balthazar (@cikedik) February 13, 2018

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