Towering Inferno Of Evidence – Bukit Aman On Fire!

Right after the sudden dismissal of Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin as the Deputy Prime Minister, Malaysians were rocked by news that the police headquarters at Bukit Aman was on fire! Pictures and videos started appearing on social media and instant messengers showing Bukit Aman on fire. Check them out :

Bukit Aman on fire
Bukit Aman on fire
Bukit Aman on fire
Bukit Aman on fire

According to The Star, the fire broke out on the 9th and 10th floors of Menara 2 in Bukit Aman, which is where the Criminal Investigation Department and the Narcotics Department are located.

The fire was reported at 7:20 pm and 24 members of the Bomba brought it under control by 7:47 pm, and extinguished it by 8:20 pm. The good new is – despite the rather extensive blaze, no one was reported to be hurt.

Bukit Aman on fire
Bukit Aman on fire
Bukit Aman on fire
Bukit Aman on fire

We also received this video of Menara 2 of Bukit Aman on fire was taken by a pedestrian walking in the area.

We received these photos and video by instant messenger, so we have no idea who took them. If you took any of these pictures, please let us know and we will credit you for it. If you have any other pictures or videos, please submit them to us, and we will post them up.

 

IGP : Nothing Important Destroyed

Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar was quick to tweet that the fire only broke out on the 10th floor, which houses the administrative office of the Criminal Investigation Department.

IGP Khalid Abu Bakar's tweets on Bukit Aman fire
IGP Khalid Abu Bakar’s tweets on Bukit Aman fire

He confirmed that there were no casualties and said that the fire only destroyed “unimportant documents” that were in the corridor of the 10th floor.

 

Pictures Of The Damage

The first pictures of the damage at Bukit Aman are now coming in. We will keep adding them as they come in.

The extent of fire damage on the 10th floor of Bukit Aman
The extent of fire damage on the 10th floor of Bukit Aman (Credit : Tan Khai Beng)
The extent of fire damage on the 10th floor of Bukit Aman
The extent of fire damage on the 10th floor of Bukit Aman (Credit : Tan Khai Beng)
The extent of fire damage on the 10th floor of Bukit Aman (Credit : Tan Khai Beng)
The extent of fire damage on the 10th floor of Bukit Aman (Credit : Tan Khai Beng)

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