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Fire hits Asian Games venue in East Jakarta

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    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, August 2, 2018 | 08:33 pm
Fire hits Asian Games venue in East Jakarta Eleven fire trucks were deployed to extinguish a fire that gutted a storeroom near the Jakarta International Velodrome in Rawamangun, East Jakarta, on Aug. 2. (Via kompas.com/Command Center Damkar)

A fire gutted a storeroom near the Jakarta International Velodrome in Rawamangun, East Jakarta, on Thursday at around 6:15 p.m.

Eleven fire trucks were deployed to extinguish the blaze. The fire was fully extinguished at around 7 p.m.

According to the Fire Command Center, the fire did not burn any parts of the velodrome, which will be used for the Asian Games. 

No casualties were reported during the incident, the command center said. (cal)

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