: Owners of vehicles which were damaged when a Rapid KL Bus caught fire near the Aeon Big shopping complex in Wangsa Maju this evening can contact Rapid Bus Sdn Bhd (Rapid Bus) for compensation.
Rapid Bus, in a statement today, said the fire took place at 4 pm involving the T521 route bus (LRT Sri Rampai - Section 10 Wangsa Maju).
"Rapid Bus, the handler of Rapid KL bus service in the Klang Valley wants to confirm that a Rapid KL bus caught fire near the Aeon Big shopping complex in Wangsa Maju.
"The incident took place when the captain of the bus smelled smoke, stopped the bus and ordered the six passengers to disembark," said the statement. None of the passengers were hurt.
However, the fire had also damaged other vehicles parked near the burning bus.
"In this regard, Rapid Bus urge the owners of the affected vehicles to contact it via 03-7885 2585 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org for the purpose of claiming compensation," it said.
Rapid Bus would also give full cooperation to the authorities to investigate the incident and losses.
"The safety and comfort of passengers are our priority in giving the best service. Rapid KL apologises over the incident which resulted in traffic disruption at the location," added the statement. - BERNAMA