Abu Dhabi: A huge fire broke out on Monday evening in Abdullah Port, Al Ahmadi Governorate in Kuwait, which resulted in the destruction of more than 3,000 new cars, miscellaneous goods, dyes and wood, according to KUNA news agency.
Kuwaiti ports said civil defense teams were working to put out the fire.
Lieutenant General Khaled Al Mekrad, director general of Kuwait’s Fire Department, told Kuwait TV that nine fire stations were dealing with the huge fire that broke out in a warehouse in Mina Abdullah area, estimated at 125,000 square meters.
General Al Mekrad confirmed that no human casualties were recorded.
He said the outbreak of fire in an open area and wind activity made it difficult for firefighters, who were trying to contain the fire.
General Al Mekrad expressed the hope that the wind speed will not increase until the fire is controlled in the coming hours.