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Jakarta Post

Islands in focus: Fire damages textile warehouse in Kendal

  • The Jakarta Post

    The Jakarta Post

  /   Mon, April 21, 2014   /  10:09 am

SEMARANG: PT Asia Pacific Fibers'€™ textile warehouse in Nolokerto village, Kaliwungu district, Kendal regency, Central Java, was destroyed by a fire on Sunday. No fatalities were reported.

The blaze, which occurred at about 6 a.m., destroyed all the material and machinery stored in the warehouse, amounting to billions of rupiah in losses.

Firefighters had to knock down walls in their efforts to extinguish the fire.

Five fire trucks were deployed to extinguish the fire, which was allegedly caused by an electricity short circuit. It took them two hours to control the fire.

Kaliwungu Police chief Adj. Comr. Andhika Pratama said the police were still investigating the cause of the fire.

'€œWe are still collecting evidence from the scene,'€Andhika said.

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