Train catches fire near Tanah Merah

A KTMB Ekspres Rakyat Timuran passenger train travelling from Tumpat to Johor Baru caught fire at Taman Tasek Kiara, Tanah Merah, last night.

Tanah Merah Fire and Rescue Station chief Mohd Zulkifli Osman said the station was alerted to the incident at 10.36pm, and dispatched 12 firefighters in two trucks from Tanah Merah and Machang stations were rushed to the scene.