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Malaysian Fire and Rescue Department Probes Recycling Plant Fire

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Malaysian Fire and Rescue Department Probes Recycling Plant Fire

The Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia (JBPM) is now investigating the cause of a fire that engulfed three warehouses at a recycling plant in Bukit Selambau, Sungai Petani. The blaze, which took approximately 80 hours to extinguish, started on December 3 and required intensive firefighting operations. It concluded with the closure of the Bukit Selambau Fire Control Center at midnight on Wednesday.

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JBPM K9 Detection Unit to Investigate

JBPM has deployed its K9 Detection Unit to scrutinize the site and establish the origins of the fire that affected the warehouses. The team is led by JBPM Kedah Director, Awang Hidzel Awang Bujang, whose mission is to identify the source and the cause of the blaze. This investigation is crucial as it will provide insights into preventing similar incidents in the future.

Fire at Recycling Plant: A Massive Operation

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The firefighting operation involved was vast and demanding, stretching over a span of nearly four days. The fire at the recycling plant, located in a densely populated area, raised concerns among the local residents and authorities regarding the potential health risks associated with the fumes and smoke. The aftermath of the fire has left the plant significantly damaged, with the extent of the damage yet to be fully assessed.

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Meanwhile, in unrelated news, concerns about palm waste pollution, community initiatives, and political updates continue to be topical issues. As these events unfold, they remind us of the importance of staying informed and aware of the happenings in our surroundings.

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