BANDUNG. On Friday (25/08) at 15:40 Wib there has been a fire in the village of Central Sayang Rt 02 Rw 03, Cikancung hamlet, Cikancung District, Bandung regency. The fire devoured two semi-permanent houses inhabited by 6 families, each of which had a house blocking the house. Then the fire spread to the 6 permanent houses next to it until finally all the buildings burned out.
The fire was successfully extinguished at 16:50 WIB by local residents and assisted by 2 units of Fire Department of Cicalengka sub-district as well as Fire Department from PT BII Cikancung Region, and 1 unit of Ciparay Fire Department.
In the fire disaster there is no fatalities but the material loss was approximately Rp350,000,000.
Because of that incident Volunteers of Rumah Zakat Bandung help to relieve the burden of fire victims by distributing some assistance on Saturday (02/09). The assistance was consisted of 12 packages of basic foods including of 5 L Rice, 2 L of Oil, 1 Kg of Sugar, 1 Box of Tea, Canned Milk, and 12 Hygiene kit packs including detergent, dishwashing soap, bath soap, paste and toothbrush. In addition volunteers also provide 120 cans of Superqurban corned beef.
For a while, fire-affected survivors fled to their relatives’ houses and nearby mosque until the building rebuilt. “Thanks to Rumah Zakat for its assistance, especially to the Donator, Hopefully your kindness will be replied by Allah Swt” said Mr. Mahmud (57yo), head of Rw 03 Cikancung Village.
Newsroom / Dea Sukmara