KUWAIT: A fire broke out in a 500 sq m warehouse at a Sulaibiya farm used for storing lumber, electrical appliances and heaters. Security sources said firemen from Sulaibikhat, Jleeb, Salmiya, Kuwait City and backup brigades rushed to the scene, where the blaze had extended 70 m outside the warehouse. Firemen managed to contain the flames and prevent the fire from spreading any further, before they controlled the fire without any casualties. Further investigations are in progress to determine the cause of the blaze. In other news, the interior ministry’s relations and security media department said that the citizen services department announced closing the SME center in Hawally for a month effective Oct 6 for maintenance.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun