Fire Burnt 30 Semi-Permanent Houses

Reporter : Budhi Firmansyah Surapati | Editor : Isa Efriadi | May 3rd, 2014 02:56 PM 14:56 WIB | Dibaca 2071 kali
Fire Burnt 30 Semi-Permanent Houses (Foto : / Beritajakarta.id)

Fire burnt 30 houses on Pluit Reservoir edge, Muara Baru, RT 16/17, Penjaringan Urban Village, North Jakarta, Friday (5/2). There are no victims from the incident, but the loss is estimated up to millions rupiah.

"Flammable material had caused huge fire. But luckily we could extinguish the fire at 6 pm "

The incident which burnt semi-permanent houses happened at 4.35 pm. The fire was finally extinguished two hours later after involving 28 units of fire trucks from North Jakarta Sub-dept. of Fire and Disaster Handling.

Head of the agency Frans Hoden Silalahi explained his officer had difficulty reaching the location due to narrow access. The road width is about 5 meters only.

"Flammable material had caused huge fire. But luckily we could extinguish the fire at 6 pm," he said.

The main cause of fire is predicted due to short circuit electricity.

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