Girl, 11, dies as wooden house goes up in smoke

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MIRI: An eleven-year-old girl died as a fire consumed a wooden house in Kampung Pulau Melayu at the outskirts of the city here.


Nur Hidayah Ramli, 11, perished as she was was unable to escape the burning stucture in the 4am incident Wednesday (Oct 23).

Fortunately, the rest of her family managed to escape to safety, including her grandfather, her parents and four other siblings.


Miri Fire and Rescue Department chief Supt Law Poh Kiong said they received an alert at about 4am.

The cause of the fire is being investigated. -The Star

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