SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 25 October 2021, Monday |

Mawlawi: To take all necessary measures to prevent Al-Zahrani fire spread.

Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi confirmed that he followed up with the Director General of Civil Defense, Brigadier Raymond Khattar, and the Governor of the South, Mansour Daou, the fire that broke out in one of the tanks in the Zahrani oil facility
He requested that all necessary measures be taken to prevent the spread of fire, isolate the close area, and secure water for civil defense tanks that are trying hard to contain the raging fire.
For his part, the Director General of Civil Defense, Brigadier Raymond Khattar, confirmed that it is still too early to know the causes of the fire, and work is now underway to control it for fear of expansion.
It is noteworthy that the Appeal Public Prosecutor in the south, Judge Raheef Ramadan, opened an investigation into the circumstances of the aforementioed fire.