13 Feb '18, 5am

Fire in Malaysia's EPF building

PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A building occupied by Malaysia’s biggest retirement fund EPF in Selangor state caught fire on Tuesday (Feb 13) , causing traffic congestion as the building is located next to a highway. The Employment Provident Fund (EPF) building is located in Jalan Gasing,beside the Federal Highway that links downtown Kuala Lumpur to the Petaling Jaya suburbs and the Selangor capital of Shah Alam. According to the Fire and Rescue Department, no casualties were reported and the blaze is now under control. Police have cordoned off the road leading to Jalan Gasing to assist with the firefighting efforts. The main EPF headquarters is located in downtown KL. Selangor Fire Department's operations commander Mohd Hafiz Mat Dali was quoted by Bernama news agency as saying almost 40 percent of the building had been destroyed by the fire, with 43 firema...

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