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7 hurt in Mishref pastry shop blast

KUWAIT CITY, July 11, KUNA: Seven people were injured, four seriously, in an explosion that took place in a pastry shop in Mishref Cooperative Society on Tuesday, the fire department said. Firefighters rushed to the pastry shop, located in Branch II of the Society, located in Block Four in Mishref …

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7 firemen injured in Avenues expansion blaze

KUWAIT CITY, July 6: Just a few days after the huge fire that engulfed a building in Sharq area, a similar fire broke out in a building under construction in the Avenues Mall in Al- Rai area. The fire was extinguished in record time by 70 firefighters from four fire …

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3 firemen hurt in massive Sharq fire

KUWAIT CITY, July 1: Twelve teams, which consisted of 180 firefighters, took part in taking out the fire that broke out in an under-construction building in Sharq area, causing injury to three of them, the Fire Public Relations Department said Friday. A statement by the administration said the operation center …

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Fodder fire near Al-Salmi controlled; ‘Drifter’ nabbed

KUWAIT CITY, June 21: The huge fire that broke out at an open area used for storying fodder at km. 1 of Al-Salmi highway last night was controlled, Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) announced Wednesday. Fire engines from Al-Jahra, Al-Ardiya and Al-Salmi rushed to the site and battled the fire …

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At least 12 dead in London inferno

LONDON, June 14, (Agencies): At least 12 people perished on Wednesday after a massive inferno tore through a London apartment block, with witnesses reporting terrified residents had leapt from the tower and dropped their children in a desperate bid for survival. As smoke continued to billow from the gutted building, …

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Generators, tents burnt in fire

KUWAIT CITY, June 6: Firemen extinguished a fire that broke out in a store for power generators and tents, covering 600 square/meters area of a farm in Kabad area. The Operations Room of the Fire Service Department received report about the incident and dispatched a team of security operatives and …

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Fire engulfs 6 vehicles in garage

KUWAIT CITY, May 7: Staff Fire engulfed six vehicles at a garage in Shuwaikh without causing injuries or casualties. Firemen rushed to the location after the Operations Unit in the Interior Ministry received information on the fire incident. They extinguished the fire in record time. The fire is said to …

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Two hurt in Mubarakiya restaurant fire

KUWAIT CITY, April 30:  Fire broke out in a popular restaurant inside Souk Mubarakiya, resulted in injuries to two laborers and material losses. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the fire, securitymen, paramedics and firefighters rushed to the location and discovered …

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Fire wrecks store, workers accommodation

Fire broke out over an area of 200 square meters within a store of area 22,000 square meters in Shuwaikh Industrial Area. In a press statement, the Public Relations and Media Department of Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) explained that the Control Room of KFSD received information about the store …

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Medical tools, art items burnt

KUWAIT CITY, April 11: Fire broke out in a store of healthrelated equipment in Shuwaikh Industrial Area and spread to a nearby art gallery. No injuries were reported but material losses were incurred. According to a press statement issued by Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD), when the Control Room of …

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