KUWAIT: Pictures from the scene of the fire in Jahra.

KUWAIT: Firemen ponded to a call about a Jahra house fire and dealt with the blaze on the first floor. A person was taken to hospital with various burns, Kuwait Fire Force said in a statement. Meanwhile, Salmiya firemen responded to a fire in a nine-storey building. The fire was on the third floor. Residents were evacuated while the fire was contained and put out. Investigations were opened to reveal the cause in both incidents.

Separately, police arrested two persons for illegally dealing in pharmaceuticals, The interior ministry’s relations and security information department said. Salmiya police received a call about a person handing people something and receiving money, so policemen responded and arrested a suspect who was dealing in Lyrica and Nervax. He led police to an accomplice, who was also arrested.