Dramatic firefighters evacuate five people stuck in an elevator in an shop in East Jakarta, Indonesia

Five people have been rescued from an elevator in East Jakarta, Indonesia, after becoming trapped on Saturday 9 October. The lift, in a Muslim shop on Jalan Pemuda Pulogadung, experienced mechanical failure on Saturday night. One of the five people trapped was a child. Sutrisno, head of the Pulogadung Fire Platoon, said: "According to the building manager's statement, the elevator suddenly didn't function properly due to a power outage in the building. After getting a backup supply from the generator suddenly the generator engine does not work properly, causing the lift to stop before reaching the right floor."

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