Farm hut goes down in landslide

BURIED: John retrieving a kerosene lamp from the totally damaged farm shed.

KUCHING: A farm hut at Kampung Simboh, Jalan Mambong Sarig in Penrissen near here collapsed and was buried in a landslide yesterday morning.
Its owner John Kolia, 59, said he was informed of the incident
by his son around 11.30am after receiving a phone call from a neighbour.
“It is fortunate that no one was at the hut when the incident occurred. We were here only yesterday (Sunday) to collect durian,” he told reporters when met at the site.
A neighbour noticed the landslide around 7am on his way to work.
It was believed that the landslide occurred following a downpour early yesterday morning. Loss to the concrete hut, which was completely damaged, was estimated to be about RM4,000.
Fire and Rescue Department rushed its personnel to the scene after receiving a distress call.

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