A massive fire enveloped the Bintang supermarket in Seminyak today, along with a series of shops and kiosks located in the same area.
The fire reportedly started around 3 am from the back of the Bintang supermarket. It soon spread to other nearby stores, and firefighters fought with fire until 5 in the morning.
“It was quite difficult since everything was closed and we arrived late to the scene, so the fire grew a lot. The roof was perforated, so we shot the water from above, but if we could open the doors from the beginning, we could have been able to control the fire, “said I Wayan Wirya, head of the fire department in Badung Regency, saying Grandstand
Bintang Supermarket is a popular supermarket chain in Bali, with locations in Ubud and Seminyak.
The videos of the terrible fire made their round in social networks this morning, showing the scope of the previous situation, as well as the consequences, which reportedly affected an area of 3,400 square meters.
Authorities have not yet determined what caused the fire, but said there were no reports of casualties or injuries from the incident.
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