Woman, child killed, seven injured in Hasawi fire

Thursday, June 14, 2018

A woman and a baby girl were killed and seven others injured yesterday in a huge fire reported in Hasawi yesterday. Security sources said Kuwait Fire Service (KFSD) operations received a report about the fire at 9:03 am. Arriving at the scene, firemen from Jleeb, Ardhiya and Shuwaikh industrial area found the blaze was on the ground floor of a four-storey building where many pieces of furniture were stored randomly and were the cause behind trapping some tenants.

Seven injured women were rescued, including two with serious injuries who where rushed to Ibn Sina Hospital, while another woman and the baby girl were found dead. Further investigations are still in progress to determine the cause of the fire. Commenting on the incident, KFSD warned against turning private residences into storage places.


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