updated 12/4/2009 11:56:07 AM ET 2009-12-04T16:56:07

Police say at least 17 people have been killed in an amusement park fire on Indonesia's northern Sumatra island.

Maj. Gen. Badrudin Haiti, chief of North Sumatra police, told Metro TV that at least 17 people died in Friday's fire in Medan, Indonesia's third-largest city. Two others were in critical condition.

He said the death toll could rise.

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