Sandakan’s Fung Ming Supermarket Razed In Early Morning Fire

At the height of the blaze at the Fung Ming Supermarket Monday morning which destroyed a restaurant and two office units as well. - Photos courtesy of Bomba Sandakan
At the height of the blaze at the Fung Ming Supermarket Monday morning which destroyed a restaurant and two office units as well. – Photos courtesy of Bomba Sandakan

BY BORNEOTODAY REPORTERS
SANDAKAN – The Fung Ming supermarket at Mile 16 here was left in ruins after an early morning fire gutted the entire building.

Also destroyed in the fire that started at about 5.15am Monday, were three units of double-storey restaurants and offices.

Firemen trying to put out the fire on the ground floor.
Firemen battling the fire on the ground floor of the two-storey block at Batu 16 Sandakan.

Firemen managed to bring the blaze under control at 6.19am, said a spokesman for the Fire and Rescue Department.

Nineteen firemen in five vehicles rushed to the scene to fight the blaze and their main objective was to prevent it from spreading to the adjacent shop houses

Investigations are underway to determine the cause of the fire as well as the value of the goods and property destroyed.