KUWAIT: Firemen on Saturday put out fire that erupted at a building of a food company near Kuwait International Airport, Kuwait Fire Service Directorate said in a statement.

The blazes erupted at a 4,000 sq-m building packed with food supplies, prompting the firemen to scramble and reach the scene only two minutes after receiving information about the incident.

The fire was extinguished and the site was evacuated within an hour. The incident did not affect aviation to and from the nearby airport. – KUNA