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6/23/2009 11:59 AM 

Police to Probe High-Rise BII Fire in Surabaya  

June 21, Surabaya, Indonesia

Surabaya. Police are now investigating the cause of a fire that consumed at least 10 floors of Wisma Bank International Indonesia building on Jalan Pemuda.  Eyewitnesses said the fire started on the 11th floor. Security guards tried to extinguish it, but to no avail, prompting them to call the fire brigade. No less than 10 fire trucks were dispatched to the site, but none had the equipment to reach the fire so they returned to their base...more