A fire broke out at Jalan Plumpung Tengah, RT 08/05, Cipinang Besar Utara, Jatinegara, East Jakarta, destroying at least nine houses on Monday (8/19).
" We suspect the fire was caused by a short circuit"
"We suspect the fire was caused by a short circuit. To handle the flames, 12 fire trucks and 48 personnel sent to the scene," expressed East Jakarta Fire and Rescue Sub-agency's Fire and Rescue Handling Division Head, Gatot Sulaeman.
Due to this incident, homeowner suffered losses around Rp 720 million.
"For further investigation, the case has been handed over by the Jatinegara Sector Police," he stated.