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Jakarta Post

Thick smoke causes panic among fX Sudirman mall visitors

  • News Desk

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, November 14, 2018   /   03:43 pm
Thick smoke causes panic among fX Sudirman mall visitors The condition of Kin Kara food stall at fX Sudirman shopping mall in Central Jakarta after a fryer caught fire on Nov. 14. ( Puspita)

Visitors of  fX Sudirman shopping mall in Central Jakarta were aghast as thick smoke appeared to be coming from the mall’s second floor on Wednesday.

A security guard at the mall said the smoke appeared at around 12 p.m.

An official from the mall’s management, Dony, said the smoke came from Kin Kara food stall and that the owner of the stall was questioned about the incident. 

“The fryer caught fire, that’s why there was smoke,” Dony said on Wednesday, reported.

“However, we didn’t call for firefighters. We put out the fire using the mall’s fire kit,” Dony said.

Instagram account @jktinfo posted a video of inside of the mall during the incident. (ami)