Driver killed in Seventh Ring Road

A motorist died in an accident reported on the Seventh Ring Road. The victim, Kuwaiti, lost control over his SUV and it flipped over on the highway, according to the police report. Firefighters and paramedics arrived to the scene shortly after the accident was reported and handled the situation. The circumstance behind the accident is being investigated. Separately, a vehicle caught fire after it slammed into sidewalk metal barriers near Souq Mubarakiya, said security sources, noting that the fire was controlled without reporting any casualties.

In other news, a fire broke out yesterday morning in a Farwaniya building, said security sources, noting that on rushing to the scene, firemen found that the blaze had broken out in some abandoned furniture left at the entrance. The flames were contained and prevented from spreading elsewhere. An investigation is in progress to determine the cause of the fire.

Meanwhile, a fire broke out in a Salmiya shopping mall, said security sources, noting that firemen from Salmiya and Bidaa fire stations rushed to the scene and found the fire had started in a billboard outside the mall. The fire was controlled and prevented from spreading to the mall. No casualties were reported but further investigations are in progress to determine the cause of the fire.

Another fire broke out in a house in Mubarak Al- Kabeer, said security sources, noting that firemen from Mubarak Al-Kabeer and Qurain rushed to the scene and found a cabin on the roof had caught fire. The house was evacuated and the flames were controlled in record time. No casualties were reported and further investigations are in progress to determine the cause of the fire.

In the meantime, firemen from Ardiya and Jleeb were dispatched to deal with a blaze reported in a restaurant in Ardiya industrial area. On arriving at the scene, firemen found the fire had started in the restaurant’s chimney. No casualties were reported.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun