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Kuwait Fire Service Directorate

July 2, 2017 at 19:25

Twelve teams took part in taking out Sharq bulding fire

 Building catches fire in Sharq
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Kuwait: 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.

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June 20, 2017 at 19:42

Scrap yard fire controlled - Kuwait Fire Service Directorate

Scrap yard fire controlled - Kuwait Fire Service Directorate
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Kuwait: A scrapyard of the Department of Technical Inspection at the Capital Governorate Traffic Directorate caught fire on Tuesday, said Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD).

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April 25, 2017 at 16:27

Kuwait Fire Service Directorate warns about unstable weather in Kuwait

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Kuwait: Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) on Tuesday called on people to exercise caution and vigilance amid the current unstable weather conditions where winds could exceed 60 kilometers per hour (kph).

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December 2, 2016 at 13:11

Heavy rain hits Kuwait

Heavy rain in Kuwait
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Kuwait: Rain drenched various areas across Kuwait yesterday with heavy downpours throughout the day. Patches of flooding appeared in Shuwaikh, Farwaniya, Jleeb and other areas in the south.

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March 19, 2015 at 12:30

One dead, four injured in mosque collapse

One dead, four injured in mosque collapse
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Kuwait: One man died and four others were injured when the roof of a mosque under construction collapsed in Sabah Al- Ahmad. Rescue squads found four workers under the rubble. Housing Minister Yasser Abul, accompanied by Eng Bader Al- Wuqayan, Director General of Housing Care Authority visited the site. Colonel Khalil Al- Amir, KFSD Public Relations and Information Director, expressed regret over the accident and stressed on the lack of safety and security measures. This is the second incident of its kind that happens in Kuwait within a week, after a collapse at a building under construction in Salmiya last Saturday killed two workers and injured three others.

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March 14, 2015 at 17:23

Two killed in Salmiya building collapse

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Kuwait: At least two men were killed while three others were injured after a building under construction collapsed in Salmiya this afternoon. The first victim was reportedly pronounced dead upon arrival to Mubarak Hospital. Meanwhile, firefighters removed the second victim's body from under the rubble. The incident happened when a roof collapsed during concrete pouring on the seventh floor, burying five workers under the rubble, the Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) said in a statement. And while the immediate causes of the collapse are still under investigations, Colonel Khalil Al-Amir, KFSD Public Relations and Media Department's Director, held the project's contractor responsible for failure to maintain safety and security measures at the site.

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March 1, 2015 at 11:36

Three Saudi children dead in apartment fire

Three Saudi children dead in apartment fire
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Kuwait: Three Saudi children fell victim to a fire that broke out in the apartment they lived in with their family members in the suburb of Saad Al-Abdullah, a hospital official said yesterday. A four year old boy and his twin sisters, aged two, died on arrival at the Jahra hospital, suffering from smoke inhalation, said the hospital’s director Dr Shihab Al-Mehandi.

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