Fire Burns Seven Boarding Houses in Rambutan

This afternoon, firefighters extinguished fire which burned seven boarding houses on Jalan Bungur, RT 16/06, Rambutan Urban Village, Ciracas Sub-district, East Jakarta. Allegedly, fire was caused by an electrical short circuit.

East Jakarta Fire Handling and Rescue (Gulkarmat) Sub-dept.’s Fire Control and Rescue Section Head, Gatot Sulaeman stated, his side received the report around 3 PM and immediately deployed fire truck and tens firefighters to the location.

“There is no fatality but material loss due to this incident reaches Rp 400 million,” he informed, Saturday (12/29).

In order to extinguish the fire, his side deployed 13 fire trucks. Firefighters managed to extinguish the fire in about 45 minutes.

Source: Berita Jakarta