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3 Sarawakian Brothers Burnt To Death In House Fire

Six other family members, including the victims' parents, managed to escape from the burning house last night.

Cover image via Bernama

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On Friday night, 25 February, three brothers burnt to death when the house they lived in with six other family members caught fire

The tragedy happened in Kampung Seberang Kedai, Lawas, Limbangm Sarawak.

The three brothers were identified as four-year-old Mohd Hesdi Huzaidi Azrie, and his two elder brothers, Mohd Hezmi Huzaili Azrie and Mohd Hezry Huzaimi Azrie, aged seven and eight, respectively.

The six other family members managed to escape

The six family members who managed to escape in the fire were the victims' parents, Azrie Latip, 45, and Dayangku Hadianawati, 38, their older siblings, sister Ariesya Aryana Azrie, 14, and brother Muhd Hezrie Azrie, 12, and their grandparents Awangku Jeman Pengiran Abd Hamid, 72, and Aminah Matusop, 73.

A distress call was made at 11pm

Following which, the Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department dispatched a team of seven firefighters from the Lawas Fire and Rescue Station to the scene, which is about 17 kilometres away, reported Bernama.

"The fire involved a two-storey semi-permanent structure residential house which was 100% destroyed (when the fire team arrived)," a spokesperson from the Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department said.

The operation ended at 12.45am and the bodies were handed over to the police for further action.

Image via Bernama

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