JAKARTA, July 8 (JDN.id) – A blaze engulfed Transportation Ministry building in Central Jakarta killing four people on early Sunday, firefighters agency said.
A short circuit is suspected to have caused the fire.
The fire started at around 3.30 am and fire fighters arrived 30 minutes later, according to Transportation Ministry secretary general Djoko Sasono.
Firefighters found four bodies were found at 8.30 am and rescued 14 people while continuously combing every floor to ensure no one was left behind, the firefighters agency said in a statement.
Transportation Ministry is located less than 100 meter from the presidential palace.