Abu Halifa building evacuated after fire report

KUWAIT: Mangaf and Fahaheel fire stations responded to an emergency call reporting a fire in an Abu Halifa building. Residents were evacuated and the fire put out before the flames spread to neighboring apartments. No injuries were reported. Meanwhile, an investigation was opened to reveal the cause of the fire.

In other news, Deputy Director General of Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) Major General Khalid Abdullah Fahd said the prevention sector is always ready to remove any obstacles facing requirements for fire safety and prevention in hospitals and health centers. Fahd was speaking during a meeting with health ministry assistant undersecretary for engineering affairs Ibrahim Al-Naham and other officials.

Separately, the interior ministry’s relations and security information department said the civil defense directorate carried out a workshop on procedures by first responders in case of emergency, attended by trainers, lecturers and specialists from the civil defense and 116 uniformed individuals of various ranks from the emergency, traffic and general security departments.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun

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