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[FOLLOW NOW] 1 Utama On Fire. What Happened?

Apparently there was a huge blackout at 1 Utama around 8pm on Sunday, 24 February 2013. The cause is still unknown, but twitter was abuzz with the news of fire in the New Wing. What actually happened? 'Follow the Story' here and we'll let you know when there are new updates to the story.

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Statement/Update From 1 Utama Shopping Centre's Official FB Page

At approximately 8.00pm on 24 February 2013, 1 Utama suffered a power supply outage by Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) which the mall had unfortunately no control over.

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At 9.00pm, a minor fire took place that broke out at the mall’s garden rooftop shed. The fire alarm was set off and our safety personnel rushed to extinguish the fire, with Bomba authorities notified.

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The minor fire did not spread to other areas of the mall, and there were no casualties. At the time of this statement, we are still awaiting for Bomba to investigate the source of the fire.

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How it happened

"We were told that the fire started at the children's playground equipment storage area on the fifth floor at the new wing of the shopping mall."

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"The minor fire also caused a momentary power outage," he said when contacted late Sunday.

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Berita pusat beli-belah terkemuka One Utama bergelap dan terbakar telah menjadi hangat di Twitter dan banyak gambar mengenainya dimuatnaik oleh warga Twitter yang berada di sana.

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Twitter was abuzz with news of the blackout and eventual fire that affected the New Wing of One Utama shopping complex in Petaling Jaya.

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Wartawan Astro Awani telah menghubungi Balai Bomba Dan Penyelamat Damansara untuk mengetahui keadaan kebakaran yang berlaku di One Utama.

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Pics of the fire and blackout

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“Punca kebakaran berlaku di stor penyimpanan peralatan, di tingkat tujuh bahagian bumbung, New Wing” katanya kepada pemberita.

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This candle was given to every table that having dinner in Dragon-I. It’s a candle light dinner at 1utama! Whole 1u blackout! Aircond also tak da! Everyone kalam kabut.

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1 Utama Blackout - Tweets & Reactions Of Netizens

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Update From The Official FB Page Of 1 Utama Related To Blackout

Update From The Official FB Page Of 1 Utama

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1 Utama Shopping Centre

1 Utama Shopping Mall

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1 Utama is also popularly known as "One (1) U". Most recently, it is referred to as "OU"

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1 Utama Shopping Centre a township in the north of Petaling Jaya, Selangor and is also adjacent to the Taman Tun Dr Ismail township in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia.

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