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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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Filipina, Lankan maids die in fire – Souk Mubarakiya shop ablaze

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 9: Two women — a Filipina and a Sri Lankan — died in a fire that engulfed the house of a Kuwaiti citizen in Adan area. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the house on fire, firefighters rushed …

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Another fire in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Aug 6, (Agencies): A fire broke out Sunday at another high-rise tower in the Dubai Marina, just days after a blaze struck one of the world’s tallest residential towers in the same neighborhood. Authorities quickly extinguished Sunday’s fire at the Tiger Tower and said it injured …

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Caught in act – ‘Chemical’ seized

KUWAIT CITY, July 26: Officers from Qashaniya police station foiled an attempt by an Egyptian expatriate to cart away 20 dozens of cigarettes and KD 100 cash he stole after breaking into the cooperative society at night through the backdoor and disconnecting the electricity. A security source said officers on …

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Family trapped in fire rescued – Court acquits bedoun of forging docus

KUWAIT CITY, July 25:   Two firemen inhaled smoke and suffered breathing difficulty, alongside two members of a family of 12 individuals — including women and children who were trapped in a fire at their three-storey house in Oyoun area.  A source said the Operations Room of the Fire Department received …

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