This afternoon, firefighters extinguished fire which burned seven boarding houses on Jalan Bungur, RT 16/06, Rambutan Urban Village, Ciracas Sub-district, East Jakarta. Allegedly, fire was caused by an electrical short circuit.
" There is no fatality but material loss due to this incident reaches Rp 400 million"
East Jakarta Fire Handling and Rescue (Gulkarmat) Sub-dept.'s Fire Control and Rescue Section Head, Gatot Sulaeman stated, his side received the report around 3 PM and immediately deployed fire truck and tens firefighters to the location.
"There is no fatality but material loss due to this incident reaches Rp 400 million," he informed, Saturday (12/29).
In order to extinguish the fire, his side deployed 13 fire trucks. Firefighters managed to extinguish the fire in about 45 minutes.