Uptown Shah Alam burns down; 200 stalls destroyed

The Uptown Shah Alam nightmarket in Section 24 went up in flames on Wednesday morning, laying waste to about 190 stalls on its grounds. 

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department assistant director Mohd Sani Harul said his team received an emergency call about the incident at 2.57am that morning. 

Over 30 firefighters from three stations were dispatched to quell the flames, Astro Awani reports. 

No casualties or injuries were reported in the incident. Investigations are still underway to determine the cause of the fire. 

Uptown Shah Alam plays host to over 425 stalls selling a variety of goods, including food, clothing, household items and even pets, to its patrons every night.

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