KUWAIT: A firefighter tackles a blaze in a building in Bneid Al-Gar yesterday

KUWAIT: Two firemen suffered from smoke inhalation while tackling a blaze that broke out yesterday in a building in Bneid Al-Gar. Firemen from Hilali fire station rushed to the scene in response to an emergency call and discovered that the fire had started on the top floor of a 14-storey building, Kuwait Fire Service Directorate's public relations and media department said in a statement. The building had to be evacuated and the fire was controlled without any casualties, except for two smoke inhalation cases amongst firemen, who were treated onsite. Further investigations are progress to determine the cause of the fire.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun