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Fire in Amghara to be completely put out by evening.

| KUWAIT, May 11 (KUNA) -- The fire in Amghara broke out today in two scrap yards, one reserved for discarded cars, the other for old tires, said minister of electricity and water Abdulaziz Al-Ibrahim, who was on the scene monitoring the efforts by firefighters to put out the fire.

Director of the Kuwait Fire Service Directorate Jassem al-Mansouri, who was at the site of the fire along with the minister told the press that he expected that the fire would be put out completely by the onset of the evening local time.

Another official at the fire site Ibrahim al-Tarrah, who is chief of security operations in the al-Jahra municipality, told reporters that early investigation into the causes of the fire indicated that according to eyewitnesses a number of blue collar workers were seen leaving furtively the site of the fire, moments before it broke out.

He said all pertinent government agencies were on the site of the incident to do their investigations expeditiously. (pickup previous) sss.mdm.ajs KUNA 111621 May 12NNNN

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Publication:Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)
Date:May 11, 2012
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