Tag Archives: fire

Fire breaks out in Hawally store

KUWAIT CITY, June 19: The Public Relations and Security Media Department received information that fire broke out in a store in Hawally. Firefighting teams were dispatched to the location and they doused the fire on the ground floor of the building which consists of 10 floors and a basement. It …

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Huge damage in labour accommodation fire

KUWAIT CITY, June 14: Fire broke out in a pre-fabricated chalet used as labor accommodation in Abdullah Port area near King Fahad Expressway, resulting in material losses but no loss of life. When the Control Room of Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) received information about the fire incident, firefighters rushed to …

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Ivorian woman, child killed in Hassawi blaze

KUWAIT CITY, June 13: Fire broke out in a house in Hassawi area resulting in the death of a woman and child of Ivorian nationality and injuries to seven others. In a press statement issued by Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD), when the Control Room of KFSD received information about …

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7 trapped in fire rescued

KUWAIT CITY, June 9: Firemen rescued 7 individuals who were trapped in a fire that erupted in the eighth floor of an apartment building in Salmiya area. Public Relations and Media Unit of the General Fire Service Department stated two of the seven individuals rescued by firemen were treated by …

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3 firemen hurt in PAAAFR farm fire

KUWAIT CITY, May 26: Acting on information, firemen from four fire centers rushed to the farm of the Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) in Abdullah Al-Mubarak and contained the fire before it caused extensive damage, reports Al-Anba daily. The Kuwait Fire Services Directorate (KFSD) said the …

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Fire at Al-Ahmadi refinery

Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) said on Thursday that fire broke out at a gasoline unit at Al-Ahmadi refinery. Bassem Al-Issa, the deputy chief executive officer and the company spokesman, said in a statement that rapid precautions were taken immediately when the fire flared up at 03:08 pm (local time). …

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Expat jumps from 3rd floor; Ancient Holy Quran stolen

KUWAIT CITY, March 28: An Arab expatriate sustained fractures when he jumped from his fl at on the third floor of a building in Hawally area when fire broke out in the flat. According to sources, when the Control Room of Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) received information about a …

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One dead, one hurt in mishap – No injuries in car fire

KUWAIT CITY, March 21: A 4WD vehicle toppled on Abdali Road resulting in the death of the driver and serious injuries to his passenger. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the accident, securitymen, firefighters and paramedics were dispatched to the location. …

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Australia bushfires destroy homes, kill cattle

Sydney, March 19, 2018 (AFP) -High temperatures and strong winds have fuelled large grass and bushfires in Australia, officials said Monday, reducing dozens of houses to ash and killing cattle. Up to 70 homes and buildings were damaged or destroyed in the picturesque seaside village of Tathra on the south …

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‘Firemen risk own lives to save man’

KUWAIT CITY, March 7: Aiming towards arming themselves with knowledge and fortifying partnerships with other concerned bodies, the Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) held its 5th International Fire and Safety Conference Tuesday evening, under the patronage of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah. Held at the Regency …

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