JAKARTA - A huge fire broke out early this morning in Siapang Street, Pasar Boncos area in West Jakarta. The fire broke out around half past one in the morning and originated in a trash bin at a residence. The fire soon spread through the neighborhood since the hot weather helped spread the the fire. At the end hundreds of houses in three areas were completely destroyed.
Eight fire trucks from the Fire Department in West Jakarta were brought to the scene to put out the fire. The fire was located in the middle of a dense residential area which caused problems for the Fire Department to reach the location. The fire only came under control after two hours of work. No people have died in this huge fire, but the damage of it runs in the hundreds of millions of Rupiah.