Suara.com – A fire in the Jalan Kebon Jahe settlement, Gang Kober, Central Newsdelivers.com, on Wednesday (23/8/2023) night reportedly killed two people. The two victims who died were named Siti Hajar (70) and Tisna Amsari (81).
When searching at the location, it turned out that Siti Hajar’s family denied that her parents had died as a result of the fire.
Siti Hajar’s 4th child, Mumung denied this. He stated that his parents died because of age.
“Not (because of the fire), not even inhaling the smoke. When the fire wasn’t big, they were immediately taken out,” Mumung said when met at his residence on Jalan Kebon Jahe, Gang 3, RT 3/8, Central Newsdelivers.com, Thursday (24/8/2023).
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At that time, continued Mumung, she was practicing gymnastics for the August event near her house. When the fire started to appear, he immediately ran towards the house.
When he got home, Mumung immediately lifted his mother into a wheelchair. Then immediately took him to the end of the road.
In her daily life, Siti Hajar could only lie on the bed. He has been sick for a long time due to high blood pressure.
When Mumung was evacuating her mother, Siti Hajar asked what had happened in her village. Then mumung told if there was a fire near his house.
Siti Hajar was then taken to a place that was considered safe enough. Incidentally around the location, there is a party post.
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“I put it in the command post, after that my mother became weak, even in a wheelchair, her seat had slumped,” said Mumung.
Not long after, Siti Hajar was evacuated to the nearest Health Center to find out her condition. On examination, it turned out that the old man had died.
“When he was at the command post, his body was already cold, sitting in a wheelchair had slumped. Then he was brought to the Health Center, it turned out that he had died,” he concluded.
Hundreds of Burnt Houses
It is known that as many as 152 houses on Jalan Kebon Jahe Gang Kober, Gambir, Central Newsdelivers.com were burned down, on Wednesday (23/8/2023) night.
Head of DKI Newsdelivers.com Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) Isnawa Adji said the fire occurred at 20.20 WIB.
The fire started when there was an explosion from a gas stove in a resident’s house.
“Alleged cause: gas stove. Objects affected: 152 houses, 196 households, 574 people,” Isnawa told reporters, Thursday.
In addition, Isnawa said there were two people killed and 16 injured as a result of the fire. Two people died with the initials SH (70) and TA (83).
“2 people died, 1 person was referred to the Gambir Health Center, 3 people were referred to the Tarakan Hospital, 12 people were treated on the spot,” said Isnawa.
Currently, the fire victims have been evacuated to two locations, namely the mosque in the Central Newsdelivers.com Mayor’s office, the front yard of the Central Newsdelivers.com Mayor’s office. It is not yet known in detail the total losses due to the fire.