Kpg Cina fire victims receive aid
MARUDI: Three families from Kampung Cina, who were made homeless by a fire on Monday, have received aid from Assistant Minister of Local Government Datu Dr Penguang Manggil.
The Marudi assemblyman presented the families with personal contributions RM1,000 each.
It is understood that the fire around noon not only gutted the three wooden houses, but also destroyed the sewing machines of seamstress Ong Lai Tung.
Ong said the police and school of uniforms, as well as Hari Raya Aidilfitri outfits she had been working on for customers, were all destroyed.
The 12 residents of the three households also received food items from the Welfare Department.