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Depok has no skylift cranes to fight fires in tall buildings

  • Winda A.Charmila

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, October 13 2017 | 12:54 am

PREMIUM A fire that broke out in a mall in Depok, West Java, on Wednesday, demonstrates how the neighboring city lacks safety equipment.

Depok Firefighters and Disaster Management Agency was only able to evacuate people trapped in the apartment tower above the mall through emergency stairs as it does not have a skylift crane.

The apartment tower, which is integrated with the five-story Ciner...

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