A huge farm fire in the southern Sahel area was safely controlled. This was followed up and published in Albilad Arabic newspaper.
Not much of information was officially revealed by the General Directorate of Civil Defense preliminary information indicates that no injuries were recorded. The General Directorate of Civil Defense sent even vehicles and 17 officers and individuals to fight and control the fire and prevent it from spreading. The team precautionary evacuated the area until the job was done.
As for the cause of the fire, that took hours to be controlled, it is thought to be due to negligence by not attending to agricultural waste after burning it.
The Ministry of the Interior assured that everything was under control and the necessary official procedures were taken by concerned authorities.
It urged all to take maximum precautions in general and those regarding electricity connections and fire, to avoid dangerous incidents that might put souls in danger.