Firemen battled a massive blaze that engulfed 4000 square/meters area of a furniture factory belonging to a major company in Sabhan Industrial Area.
The Fire Operations Room responded to a distress call about the incident and deployed a team of firefighters to the scene.
The ceiling of the building composed of prefabricated material collapsed but firemen controlled the blaze without human casualties and prevented it from spreading to neighboring structures, although a huge material loss was recorded. A fire source said the cause of fire wasn’t immediately known.
Director General of Fire Service Department Lieutenant General Khaled Al-Mikrad was present at the scene with the Deputy Director General of Protection Major General Khaled Al-Abdullah and other high ranking fire officials to supervise the operation.
Lieutenant General Al-Mikrad stressed the importance of observing fire regulations to guarantee the safety of life and property. He commended the firemen for their swift response and efforts to contain the fire.0