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Jakarta in flames: It’s five-fire Friday

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, August 25 2012 | 01:48 pm

PREMIUM Fires raged in five different locations across Jakarta on Friday, burning down more than 100 homes, city fire agency chief Paimin Napitupulu said.

Most of the fires were caused by electrical short circuits, the official said.

Fire swept through a densely populated area in Tanah Sereal subdistrict in Tambora, West Jakarta, destroying at least 66 houses and one mosque. The West Jakar...