39 fishing boats ablaze at Bali’s Benoa Harbor

Boats at Benoa Harbor on fire. Photo via Info Denpasar.

Fishing boats went up in flames in the early hours of Monday at Bali’s Benoa Harbor.

The fire, starting at about 2am, ravaged 39 boats, Indonesian National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) Sutopo Purwo Nugroho tweeted on Monday.

A total of 25 fire trucks were deployed to extinguish the fire.

There have been no reports of casualties resulting from the fire, according to the spokesman

“The cause of the fire is still under investigation by authorities,” he said.

Video posted by Info Denpasar has shown firefighters struggling to fully put the fire out.

Even as of 8:30am, big clouds of dark gray smoke could be observed at the scene.

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