The Fire and Rescue Department has carried out an investigation today upon learning the news of a collapsed house veranda in Kampung Setia "B" on the night of the 25th of March. The Fire and Rescue Department informed that no injuries were reported and its Operation Centre also did not receive any emergency calls related to the incident. In regard to the video footage that went viral on social media recently, the owner of the affected house has made a statement on the real situation of the incident.
According to Awang Abdullah bin Awang Haji Taha @ Haji Hitam, the incident took place on the night of the 25th of March. Awang Abdullah added that the veranda was fully repaired the next day, and requested the public not to spread the video on social media.
When the RTB crew visited the affected house this morning, it was found that the veranda has been fully repaired. When contacted, the police also confirmed that no injuries were reported during the incident. Members of the public are advised to call the emergency lines 995, 991 or 993 during any emergency.
Source: Radio Television Brunei