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Fireman injured in 18-storey building blaze

KUWAIT: Fire engines are seen outside a Hawally building where a fire was reported.

KUWAIT: Hawally and Salmiya fire stations responded to a fire that started in a basement of a Hawally building. The basement was used as a seamstress’ shop, where textiles were stored. The 18-storey building was evacuated and fire was put out quickly.

A fireman was injured, treated in hospital and discharged in stable condition. No other injuries were reported. In a separate incident, Farwaniya fire station men responded to a fire that started on the sixth floor of a building in Khaitan. Firemen evacuated the building before putting out the blaze.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun

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