28 / 3 / 2024

The specialized civil defense crews were able to contain the fire and prevent it from expanding to neighboring places

** Strenuous efforts made by fire crews during firefighting operations

PSD spokesman said that the fire and ambulance personnel in the Balqa Civil Defense Directorate and the police, with the support of the West Irbid Civil Defense, dealt today with a report received by the Operations and Control Room (911) stating that there was a fire that broke out in a hangar used as a vegetable packaging workshop in the Dirar area of Balqa Governorate. .

The spokesman stated that the specialized crews, upon their arrival to the site of the fire, found that it was a fire that broke out inside a hangar used as a vegetable packaging workshop, with a total area estimated at approximately (2000) square meters, and it also contained polystyrene boxes and wooden pallets, as the resulted in a person suffering from shortness of breath as a result of inhaling the rising gases and smokes.

The spokesman confirmed that the high readiness of the civil defense crews enabled the fire brigades to fight the fire, extinguish it, and control it, while the ambulance teams provided the necessary first aid to the injured and transported them to Princess Iman Governmental Hospital to receive treatment. An investigation was opened to find out the cause of the fire.