A fire razed 12 houses on Jalan RE Martadinata Gg. Pelita 3, RT 03/15 Tanjung Priok Urban Village, North Jakarta, on Tuesday (6/2) evening, at around 9.40 PM. The losses reached Rp 350 million.
" To put out the flames, we deploy 13 fire engines and 65 firefighters to the scene"
"To put out the flames, we deploy 13 fire engines and 65 firefighters to the scene. We have managed to control the flames almost one hour," said North Jakarta and Thousand Islands Fire and Rescue Sub-agency Head, Rahmat Kristantio, Wednesday (6/3).
Because of this incident, he continued, as many as 17 families with 54 people had been made homeless.
"Allegedly it is triggered b y electricity short-circuit from one of citizens' houses," he closed.