Wed, 10 Aug 1994

Fire destroys 150 houses

PALEMBANG, South Sumatra: An early morning fire razed 150 houses in Mendahara Ilir village on Tuesday.

There were no casualties in the biggest fire to hit the city this year, Antara reported.

A police spokesman said the fire was put out about two hours after it started. Police are still investigating the cause of the fire. (par)