Indonesian police are investigating a massive blaze that destroyed the attorney general’s office building in Jakarta on Saturday night (Aug 22).
The Jakarta fire department dispatching 65 fire engines and more than 200 firefighters to extinguish the blaze which started just after 1900hrs (local time). Images from the scene showed flames engulfing multiple floors of the six-storey building in south Jakarta.
The national police forensic laboratory has begun its investigation.
Indonesian authorities said that no one was injured in the blaze. The incident sparked concern among Indonesian social media users, with some speculating the fire may have been linked to high-profile investigations that were underway.
Hari Setiyono, the spokesman for the attorney general’s office (AGO), declined to speculate on the cause of the fire, which started on the sixth floor.