Thursday, 19 April 2018 08:42 GMT
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Fire guts chemical factory in Dammam

(MENAFN - Arab News) A factory in Dammam's 2nd Industrial City was gutted in a massive fire that broke out in the premises Thursday morning. A fire-fighter also sustained second degree burn injuries while trying to put out the fire. Speaking to Arab News, Col. Ali Al-Qahtani, Eastern Province Civil Defense spokesman, said: "The control unit received a call reporting a large fire at the BICF Factory in the 2nd Industrial City at 4:26 a.m." He said the factory is spread over an area of 15,000 sq. meters. The factory had petrochemical substances for manufacturing industrial floors. "The entire factory was gutted in the fire," Al-Qahtani said, adding that 14 fire-fighting units were involved in putting out the blaze. "Investigations into the cause of fire are still under way," he added.



Fire guts chemical factory in Dammam

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