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Cylinder blast ravages restaurant

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: Firefighters from Kuwait City and Al-Hilali stations battled a fire that razed a restaurant in Mubarakiya following a gas cylinder explosion. Public Relations and Media Department stated paramedics rushed the only person who was injured in the fire to a hospital for treatment when officers in …

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Fire in Sabhan furniture factory

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: Firemen battled a massive blaze that engulfed 4000 square/meters area of a furniture factory belonging to a major company in Sabhan Industrial Area. The Fire Operations Room responded to a distress call about the incident and deployed a team of firefighters to the scene. The ceiling …

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Five dead in Salmiya blaze – Apartment gutted

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16, (KUNA): Five people died and four others were injured in a fiery fire that gutted an apartment building in Salmiyah on Monday, the fire department said. Firefighters, in four minutes, arrived at the scene and immediately scrambled into action to douse the blazes that were raging …

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One dead, 26 hurt in home blaze – Partitions obstruct operation

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: A man died and 26 others including a firefighter suffered from smoke inhalation due to a fire that broke out in a house in Salwa area. In a press statement issued by Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD), the Public Relations and Media Department of KFSD explained …

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Kuwaiti woman dead, husband, son escape fire

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12: A Kuwaiti woman died while her husband and son sustained burns when fire broke out in their house in Thaher area at around 3:30 am on Thursday. According to a press release issued by Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD), when the Control Room of KFSD received …

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Thousands flee as California wildfires kill 10 – Hundreds of homes destroyed

NAPA, United States, Oct 10, (Agencies): More than a dozen fast-moving wildfires tearing through California’s wine country have killed at least 10 people, destroying hundreds of homes, authorities said Monday. Fanned by winds of over 50 miles (80 kms) an hour, the blazes have forced more than 20,000 people to …

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Blaze at Moscow shopping centre forces 3K to evacuate

Three thousand people were evacuated from a shopping centre in Moscow on Sunday after a massive fire broke out, Russia’s emergency services ministry said. About 55,000 square metres (592,000 square feet) of the commercial centre, which specialises in building materials, was engulfed in flames from around 1850 GMT, the ministry …

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Huge loss as fire wrecks many cars

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2: A team of firemen controlled a fire that razed 4,200 square-meters area of a factory in Mubarak Al-Kabeer without any casualty, reports Al-Jarida daily. The daily added the Operations Room of the Fire Department received a distress call about the incident and dispatched personnel from the …

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One hurt in Mirqab clinic fire

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 16: Fire broke out in the store of a dental clinic in Mirqab area opposite the Liberation Tower. One person inhaled smoke and suffered breathing difficulty in the fire that started in the third floor of the 12-floor building, resulting in a huge material loss. A security …

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Cause of basement fire probed

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 7: A team of firemen dealt with a fire that erupted in the basement of a nine-storey building in Farwaniya area. No injuries were reported. The Operations Room of the Fire Service Department responded to a distress call regarding the fire, and officers arriving at the scene …

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