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Used tires burn in an inferno at Mina Abdullah scrapyard as fire-fighters toil to put out the blaze with their equipment
Hunt for culprit as huge fire engulfs tires at scrapyard

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 22: Huge fire engulfed a number of used tires, spreading over an area of 1,500 square meters in Mina Abdullah scrapyard on Thursday night. No casualties or injuries were registered, reports Al-Seyassah daily.

According to sources, when the Control Room of Kuwait Fire Service Directorate received information about a huge fire in Mina Abdullah scrapyard, firefighters from Shuaiba Industrial Area Fire Station and Mina Abdullah Fire Station rushed to the location and exerted tremendous efforts until morning to extinguish the fire.

After requesting for assistance, the firefighters spread throughout the area to extinguish the fire from various directions.

High-ranking officials of the fire sector were present at the location to supervise the operation. Investigations are being carried out by the concerned authorities for determining the cause of the fire.

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