Central prison blaze caused by short circuit – KFSD

KUWAIT, June 23 (KUNA) — The fire at Kuwait’s Central Prison Thursday noon was caused by a short circuit, Deputy Director General of the Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) Maj. Gen. Jamal Al-Bulaihees told KUNA.
He thanked firefighters for their efforts to control the blaze, highly appreciating their hard work to provide protection for people and property around the clock.
Six firefighting teams managed earlier today to control the blaze in the prison’s ward four, but one person lost his life and about 55 others were injured and hurried to hospitals. (pickup previous) hmd.msa