Fire razed two rented houses on Jalan Kampung Baru, RT 008/018, Kembangan Utara Urban Village, Kembangan, Friday (10/10) around 11.30 AM. There were no casualties reported in the incident, and the loss reaches Rp 250 million.
"Fire destroys a land in the size of 6x10 square meters "
Head of Operational Section for West Jakarta Fire and Disaster Handling Sub-Department, Abdul Wahid disclosed firemen had difficulties to put out the flames due to narrow access. Fire can be controlled within half an hour later.
"When we arrived at the scene, the fire can already controlled by local citizens and we just do cooling down the fire location about 20 minutes. Fire only burns household items and wood," he stated, Friday (10/10).
According to him, the cause of the fire is electricity short-circuit. As many as three fire trucks deployed to the scene.
"Fire destroys a land in the size of 6x10 square meters," he reported.