Fire Guts 40 Houses & 7 Shop Houses in Muara Baru

Reporter : Budhi Firmansyah Surapati | Editor : Nugroho Adibrata | December 23rd, 2014 11:43 AM 11:43 WIB | Dibaca 3505 kali
Fire Guts 40 Houses & 7 Shop Houses in Muara Baru (Foto : Budhi Firmansyah Surapati / Beritajakarta.id)

A massive fire destroyed 40 houses and 7 shop houses on Jalan Muara Baru, RT 16/17, Penjaringan Urban Village, North Jakarta, Monday (12/22) night. The fire incident that broke out 10.40 PM is triggered by stove explosion from one of citizen houses. 

"Allegedly, the cause of the fire is stove explosion. The loss is currently still being calculated "

As many as 28 fire trucks of North Jakarta Fire and Disaster Handling Sub-Department immediately sent to the scene. Firemen had difficulties to put out the flames due to many houses made from flammable materials 

More than two hours or 1 AM, firemen managed to put out the flames.

He suspected there was no casualty reported in the incident. "Allegedly, the cause of the fire is stove explosion. The loss is currently still being calculated," he told.

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