Bandar Seri Begawan - A minor fire broke out Thursday evening at the GR Technic Sdn Bhd factory located at Spg 557 in Kg Salar, Jalan Muara.
The incident happened at around 6pm when the factory workers were getting ready for break time.
Sumadi, one of the factory workers, said he first saw the fire coming out from the Dust Collector Tank machine and immediately alerted other workers of the fire.
They quickly rushed to control the fire from spreading to the main building of the factory
The factory manufactures furniture, aluminium and GRC, said factory manager Awg Amdan bin Wahid.
"Luckily, no one was hurt but the impact of the incident had destroyed the Dust Collector System," he said.
Three fire engines with nine personnel from the Muara Fire Station led by DSO Abd Rahman rushed to the scene. It took one hour for the personnel to put out the fire.
The cause of fire is still under investigation. Also at the scene were personnel from the Department of Electrical Services and the Muara Police.--Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin