Firefighters from Kuwait Fire Force (KFF) managed to safely rescue seven workers from a blazing tower under construction at Safat Square in the Capital Governorate on Thursday.

The fire was subdued and no injuries were reported, the KFF public relations and media dept. said in a statement this evening.

Upon receiving notification of the incident, fire engines from the City, Al-Hilali and Al- Salmiya departments, and backup corps rushed to the scene.

They found the first three stories of the 15-story building engulfed in flames; they also found seven workers trapped in upper stories and brought them out.

Investigators opened a probe to determine the cause of the incident, according to the statement.

Source: KUNA

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