Pre-dawn fire destroyed furniture shop showroom in Taman Molek

Rear view of the damaged furniture showroom

A pre-dawn fire engulfed  a furniture showroom along Jalan Molek 1/9, Taman Molek, Johor Bahru, here, this morning.

The three storey showroom comprised of three link shoplots which were almost completely destroyed except for one ground floor shoplot.

Three  fire engines and dozens of fireman were seen putting out the raging fire.

Front view of the fire affected showroom

Johor Jaya Fire Department Operations Chief, Syed Nasir Syed Abu Bakar, told CJMY that the departement received an emergency call at about 6.08am and within several minutes, three fire engines and dozens of fireman were on site to extinguish the fire and to prevent the fire from spreading to the neighbouring shoplots.

Adding he said, there were no casualties, the cause of the fire outbreak and the losses were still unknown.

Back view of the damaged building

At 4pm, two fire engines and a dozens fireman including a forensic team were still at the scene to make periodic check at the interior of the damaged building.