(Video) Fire under control at EPF building in PJ (Updated)

PETALING JAYA: A fire broke out at the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) office on Jalan Gasing here today, causing extensive damage to the building.

Personnel from the Fire and Rescue department have brought the fire under control. No casualties were reported, according to a spokesman from the department.

In a statement issued today, EPF announced that its Petaling Jaya office and branch is temporarily closed until further notice.

"The EPF Crisis Response Team is working closely with the Fire and Rescue Department, who will ensure the fire does not spread to any other floors or surrounding areas," it said.

"As safety of customers and staff is our prime concern, total evacuation of the building has been taken, and office and counter services are closed until further notice.

"We would also like to assure members that there has been no compromise to data integrity or members savings in any manner. We will continue to monitor the situation as it develops and will provide an update once the branch is back in operations."

It advised members and employers who wish to perform any transactions with the EPF to contact or visit the nearest EPF branch.

Alternatively, members may call the EPF Contact Management Centre at 03-8922 6000 or forward their enquiries via myEPF website at http://enquiry.kwsp.gov.my.

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