In Pics: Massive fire breaks out in Haram district

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Thu, 25 Jan 2018 - 05:54 GMT

Smoke rises from a fire at a Cables stock in Haram city - Photo courtesy of Mahmoud Fakhry

Smoke rises from a fire at a Cables stock in Haram city - Photo courtesy of Mahmoud Fakhry

CAIRO – 25 January 2018: A massive fire broke out on Thursday in a stock of electrical cables in the Haram district of the Giza governorate and then spread into a neighboring building, leading to the injury of ten people.

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Residents gather at the site of the fire - Egypt Today/Mahmoud Fakhry


Several water tanks and 25 fire engines were immediately dispatched to the scene to control the fire. Security forces cordoned the area of the fire to prevent it from spreading into other buildings.

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Smoke rises from a fire at a Cables stock in Haram city - Egypt Today/Mahmoud Fakhry


Shortly after, Major General Ibrahim al-Deeb, director of the General Directorate of Giza’s Investigation department arrived at the site of the fire to determine its cause and to the listen to the eyewitnesses’ accounts of the accident.

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Residents assist firefighters in extinguishing the fire - Egypt Today/Mahmoud Fakhry

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Residents assist firefighters in extinguishing the fire - Egypt Today/Mahmoud Fakhry

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