BANDUNG. Babakan Ciparay residents were shocked by the fire which burned a number of wooden kiosks and several houses. A great fire hit the area Jl. Babakan Ciparay, Gg. Satatasariska RT 08 RW 04, Kelurahan Sukahaji, Kecamatan Babakan Ciparay, Kota Bandung. This fire occurred in the early hours of this morning around 03:50 WIB. Suspect while the fire was caused due to the burning of garbage in one of the wooden kiosks.

Fire engine was sent directly by the Bandung City Fire Service, 13 units of fire engine deployed in this accident. 7 cars were mobilized from the Bandung Regency Fire Department and several other fire engine units were deployed from Cimahi.


There were no fatalities in this disaster, but one victim suffered burns and was evacuated to Immanuel Hospital.

The number of other victims was recorded as many as 40 wooden kiosks, 30 non-permanent houses, 5 units of cars and 2 units of motorbikes burned down. The victim was very devastated to lose their property in a short time to ashes. The victim was immediately evacuated to the refugee camp at the RW Post Office.

In its action, the Rumah Zakat provides a warm post – post to provide drinks  for affected residents and volunteers who are on duty in the refugee area. The assistance provided is in the form of warm drinks provided free of charge. 120 glasses of warm drinks have been enjoyed by residents and volunteers.

Residents who were affected by the fire claimed they were happy and helped by the assistance of Rumah Zakat.

“At the time of the incident, only a television, several piles of clothes, and a few other small items, which I could save, iItems that were not saved included books and school uniforms belonging to my grandson, who were still in the second grade of junior high. Rumah Zakat has come and provided assistance to us, “said Ms. Srimaryati (62 years), one of the affected residents.


Silvia Zakiah Itsnaini

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