JOHOR BAHRU, March 16 - The charred body of the last victim of the fire at the diesel hydrotreater unit at the Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC), Kota Tinggi, was found this afternoon.
This brings the total number of people killed in the fire to five, said Johor Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) operations commander Pauzan Ahmad.
He said the body of the victim was taken out of the premises at 12.42 p.m. today.
“Seven victims were involved, (including) one who managed to escape while another who sustained 40 per cent burns and was brought out by the Pengerang Central Emergency & Fire Services (CEFS) and sent to the Sultan Ismail Hospital,” he said, adding that the last victim was initially believed to have suffered 70 per cent burns.
Saying that the bodies of all five victims have been taken out of the complex, Pauzan said as of 1.15 p.m., effort was still being made to cool down the building and gas pipes to prevent the fire from being re-ignited.
The survivors have been identified as Mohd Saiful Amat (saved) and Arnado Alexander (40 per cent burnt) while the five people who were killed were Fadhi Akmal Fadzil, Azarul Ashraf Nor Akmal, Norfazly Md Nor, Che Huzaidy Che Harun and Hadi Syafiq Jamil.
To date, five people have been confirmed killed in a fire and explosion which occurred at 10.50 p.m. last night at the Pengerang Refining and Petrochemical (PRefChem) in PIC.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 28 -- Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Bhd (BPMB) will provide all relevant support to its customers facing difficulties including granting a moratorium on repayments/payments of loans/financings for a period of six months.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 27 – Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) has pledged RM150 million to support the government’s announcement of a tiered electricity rebate to assist affected Malaysians following the extension of the Movement Control Order (MCO) period until April 14.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 26 -- Energy and Natural Resources Minister Datuk Dr Shamsul Anuar Nasarah has expressed confidence on the preparedness of Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) in revving up its capacity to meet electricity supply demand in the Peninsula during the Movement Control Order (MCO).
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