A fire broke out at the Abdullah Al-Salem M station, coupled with the complete shutdown of the Hawalli A station. The Ministry of Electricity, Water, and Renewable Energy promptly responded to this emergency, reported Alanba.

According to the Ministry, the fire at Abdullah Al-Salem M station caused a malfunction in one of its cells, leading to partial damage and affecting the Hawalli station. This disruption resulted in power cuts in various areas, including Al-Mansouriya, Al-Nuzha, parts of Hawalli, Al-Rawdha, Al-Qadisiyah, and the Abdullah Al-Salem suburb.

Minister of Electricity and Water, Dr. Jassim Al-Astad, personally supervised the restoration efforts at the accident site. The Ministry’s teams worked diligently to ensure power was swiftly restored to the affected regions, utilizing diesel generators as an interim solution.

The fire resulted in only minor material damage, and power was gradually reinstated to all affected areas. In response to the incident, the Minister has initiated the formation of an impartial committee to conduct a thorough investigation into the accident’s causes.

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