A massive explosion of black smoke could be seen dominating the Kuala Lumpur skyline, originating from the DUKE highway, specifically, Jalan Kuching has caused a collective panic among those who happened to pass by the area today.
The earliest report regarding the incident was from the Transportation Management Centre (ITIS) under Kuala Lumpur City Hall who posted a tweet announcing that a local shop has apparently been caught ablaze.
One social media user @NogyMustafa posted a clearer video of the fire, which shows rows of cars caught on massive fire.
Kebakaran terbesar..my sister just lalu sini..Omg scary yer..laluan ke tol jln duta pic.twitter.com/qbp6TIeIX0— NogyTyco (@NogyMustafa) November 23, 2021
Firefighters rushed to the scene shortly after, and it turns out that the fire originated from a car workshop. No casualties have been reported at the moment.
Will be updated once new information is received.