KUWAIT: Firefighters managed to put out a blaze that erupted in a 2,000-square-metre store of blankets and bags in Jahra governorate’s district of Amghara, Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) said on Saturday.

The firefighters, which were dispatched from five different fire stations, cordoned off the area and controlled the fire despite the active wind, the directorate’s media and public relations department added in a statement.

No human injuries were reported, but there were some material losses, it said. An investigation team is working on uncovering the causes behind the incident, it noted. — KUNA