CRADLE FUND CEO DIES IN HOME FIRE
Nazrin Hassan was alone in room engulfed in fire
CRADLE Fund Sdn Bhd chief executive officer Nazrin Hassan died of smoke inhalation when his house in Mutiara Homes here caught fire yesterday.
Selangor Fire and Rescue Department operation deputy director Mohd Rizal Buang said a distress call was received at 12.30pm about a fire that involved a double-storey semi-detached house in Mutiara Homes.
Rizal said a team with 13 firemen from the Damansara fire station arrived at the scene at 12.46pm.
“Upon arrival, the team found a room on the second floor of the house engulfed in fire.
“The fire was put under control in a minute and a man was found unconscious in the room,” he said, adding that the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
During the incident, the victim was alone at the room, while his wife and sons were at the living room.
The fire department is investigating the cause of the fire.