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Firefighters control fire at Kuwait International Airport's warehouse
June 12, 2016, 8:20 am

Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) said six teams of firefighters managed to put out a fire that broke out on Saturday at a warehouse of a post office at a cargo terminal of Kuwait International Airport.

The directorate added that the fire didn't lead to any injury, but some little financial losses, Deputy Director General of KFSD for Fighting Sector Major General Jamal AlBulaihees told KUNA.

The body tasked with the incidents of fire is working on collecting required data to uncover the reasons behind the fire, he said.

He noted that a number of fire stations took part in extinguishing the blaze. He expressed his gratitude for firefighters for their efforts aimed to save lives and protect properties.

Director General of KFSD Lieutenant General Yousef Abdullah Al-Ansari, who was in a direct contact with Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, rushed to the site of the fire to get acquainted with the incident.

Earlier, Acting Director of KFSD Maj. Gen. Khalid Al-Mekrad told KUNA that the fire which was extinguished by six teams didn't affect the flights at the airport.

Source: KUNA

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