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Jakarta high-rise cladding fire

A fire in the Neo Soho building West Jakarta, 9th November 2016, damaged apartments over more than six floors as well as the attached shopping mall. The fire is reported to have spread rapidly through flammable external building cladding materials.

This fire follows other incidents in high-rise building cladding in and will add to international concern that in many countries fire safety regulations or their enforcement for foam building cladding materials are not appropriate (see US NFPA position in pinfa Newsletter n°72 and Dubai skyscraper cladding fire in pinfa Newsletter n°69).

Jakarta Post 9/11/2016 http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2016/11/09/neo-soho-in-west-jakarta-on-fire.html  APF Magazine http://apfmag.mdmpublishing.com/jakarta-high-rise-fire-adds-to-the-current-flammable-cladding-debate/