Indonesia gas lighter factory fire

Added On June 23, 2019

Death toll from the fire that razed a gas lighter factory in Indonesia has risen to at least 30.
The incident occurred on Friday in the factory located in a residential compound in North Sumatra city of Binjai.
A witness said an explosion was heard prior to the fire, adding that most of the workers were staying in one room altogether.
Rescuers, residents and fire fighters extinguished the fire two hours later.
A local official said that all of those affected by the fire have been transferred to hospitals.