Extinguishing a fire in a food store in Shatt Al-Arab district, east of Basra

The civil defense teams in Basra put out a fire that broke out in a wholesale store in Shatt Al-Arab district, east of Basra.

The Director of Civil Defense in Basra, Brigadier Tahsin Ali Sari, stated to the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) “the firefighting teams rushed to put out a fire that broke out in a food store in Al-Jaz al-Arbaa area in Shatt al-Arab district, and they were able to control the fire and prevent its spread to other shops without any human casualties recorded only minor material damage to the materials.

Sari explained that the cause of the fire was an electrical short in one of the air conditioning units in the warehouse.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency