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.
39 unit kapal ikan terbakar di Pelabuhan Benoa Bali pada 9/7/2018 pukul 02.00 Wita. Sebanyak 25 unit mobil pemadam kebakaran dikerahkan untuk memadamkan api. Laporan sementara tidak ada korban jiwa. Penyebab kebakaran masih dalam penyelidikan oleh pihak berwenang. pic.twitter.com/oNCNoaODnQ
— Sutopo Purwo Nugroho (@Sutopo_PN) July 9, 2018
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.