KUALA LUMPUR: A fire at a tahfiz school in Jalan Datuk Keramat today killed at least 25 people.
The City Fire and Rescue Department said they received information on the blaze at around 5.52am.
The department deployed 36 firefighters from the Keramat, Jalan Tun Razak, Wangsa Maju and Hang Tuah stations.
The firefighters, who arrived at the scene seven minutes later, brought the blaze under control and stopped it from spreading.
It is learnt that the bodies are being transported to the Kuala Lumpur Hospital.
As at 9am, the Department has nine fire engines from four stations at the scene.