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String of fires around Kuwait

KUWAIT: A fire broke out in a vehicle near South Surra, said security sources noting that firemen from Farwaniya rushed to the scene and managed to control the fire without reporting any casualties. A similar fire broke out in another vehicle near Al- Bade. Salmiya firemen rushed to the scene and managed to control the fire without reporting any casualties, said security sources.

Jahra, Jleeb house fires A fire broke out in a Jahra house, said security sources noting that firemen from Jahra rushed to the scene where they divided themselves into teams to evacuate the house, ventilate it and fight the fire. No casualties were reported. Another fire broke out in a Jleeb building and when firemen reached the scene they found that the fire started in a third floor balcony. The whole building had to be evacuated as a precautionary measure and the flames were controlled without any casualties.

Abdullah school fire A fire broke out inside the room of a school security officer in Abdullah Al-Mubarak area. Firemen managed to control the fire and rescue the security officers, who had been trapped inside the room, preventing the fire from spreading to other parts of the school.

People trapped in lift A few people were trapped inside a lift at Bayan co-op when the power failed, said security sources noting that firemen from Mishref rushed to the scene and managed to release them. None of the occupants were severely traumatized but a few had cases of sustained breathlessness.

Deadly car crash A citizen was critically injured in a crash alongside the King Fahad highway. Security sources noted that firemen had to be dispatched to the scene to cut the wreckage open and release him.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun

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This article was published on 17/07/2015