Central Jakarta Fire Handling and Rescue (Gulkarmat) Sub-dept. extinguished fire on channel of Jalan Latuharhari RT 12/04, Menteng.
We deploy personnel and one fire truck to put out the gas
Allegedly, this fire is triggered by leakage from gas pipeline which is located under the channel.
"We deploy personnel and one fire truck to put out the gas that continues to leak and cause fire at the location," said Sarmin, Central Jakarta Gulkarmat Sub-dept.'s Platoon Commander, Monday (1/10).
He explained, fire report was received around 5:45 AM from local residents. While fire was extinguished completely around 6:30AM.
"Fire spurts for more than two meters. After fire is extinguished, network owner repairs pipelines," he mentioned.
He informed, extinguishing process can be conducted well because traffic flow on the location wa s still empty when this incident happened.