Fire breaks out at Kuwait’s Avenues Mall extension
A fire erupted at the construction site of the new Avenues Mall extension project with four fire department teams dealing with the situation, said a statement Thursday.
Kuwait Fire Service Directorate’s (KFSD) Director General Lieutenant General Khaled Rakan Al-Mekrad told KUNA that efforts are underway to contain the fire. He affirmed that the situation was under control.
Later the Avenues announces that the fire event, which broke out in one of the warehouses in the under construction Phase IV area, has been extinguished and that the mall is now open to the visitors normally. The Avenues thanks the Kuwait Fire Service Directorate, the Ministry of the Interior and the Emergency Medical Services for their efforts in dealing with the incident.