Bahrain: 324 Domestic Fire Incidents In The First Half Of 2019

House fire kills eight children.
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“The number of domestic fire incidents has reached 324 in the first half of this year,” stated the Director of the Administrative Affairs Department at the General Directorate of Civil Defense, Colonel Talal Al-Ghanim in an interview published in “Al-Amn” monthly magazine that is issued by the Ministry of Interior.

The Colonel added that most of the domestic fire incidents are caused by human mistakes and negligence. He pointed out that the fire incidents were mostly due to electrical short circuit and maintenance negligence, in addition to other causes such as high temperatures and fuel leakage.

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It is worth mentioning that the number of reports of domestic fire incidents reached about 1076 in 2018.



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