Fire Burns Crowded Klender Station, Sections Destroyed

Friday, 19 May 2017 , 09:20:00 WIB -

The Klender Train Station Burning Catches Fire (tmc.poldametro)

The Klender Train Station, East Jakarta, is in blazes while it was crowded with travelers. The fire started at 07.30 West Indonesia Time (WIB).

"Yes, the Klender Train Station is in fire," said a fire officer, Idris, Friday (19/57).

Up to nine firetrucks have been deployed to the site and, as this news was being written, they are still fighting the fire, which has destroyed some sections of the station.

The cause of the fire is yet to be investigated. Meanwhile, trains traveling from Bekasi and Manggarai has been temporarily halted. (dtc/rm)