UITM CHEMISTRY LAB DECLARED UNSAFE

16 Jul 2013 07:54

SHAH ALAM, July 16 (Bernama) -- A science laboratory, situated at the Universiti Teknologi Mara's (UiTM) main campus, which caught fire yesterday, has been declared unsafe to use.

The order on the Research Management Institute's (RMI) chemistry laboratory was made by the Selangor Fire and Rescue Department.

Shah Alam UiTM corporate communications department, in a statement here today, said a police report had been lodged at the Section 6 police station.

It said the fire and rescue department had also stated that 90 per cent of the chemistry laboratory building was destroyed in the blaze about 4.20pm.

Yesterday, three students, a lecturer and laboratory assistant were carrying out experiments in one of the laboratories when the fire broke out. The fire was put out at 7.20pm.

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