Power cables on Penang Bridge catch fire for second time in two days
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb. 22 -- The electrical cables at KM3.2 of the first Penang Bridge caught fire again this morning, after a similar incident yesterday.
The Penang Fire and Rescue Department received a call at 9.17am and several teams were sent to the site on the bridge and by boat.
The Perai Fire and Rescue Department Station chief Azrul Khairi Abu Bakar said a small fire broke out on the same electrical cables underneath the bridge that caught fire yesterday.
He said it could be residue sparks from yesterday's fire and that investigations were ongoing.
"Today, we managed to put it out entirely at about 12pm and now we are monitoring the site to make sure there was no spark for it to light up again," he said.
He said the department's p...
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