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Oman warehouse fire takes one life

An expat of “Asian nationality” lost his life in a freak accident, wherein a furniture warehouse caught on fire, early today [Thursday, July 26]. 

According to officials from the Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulance (PACDA), the fire started in a warehouse in the Wilayat of Barka, Al Batinah Governorate.

No more information was made available immediately, but firefighters revealed that there was significant damage to property.

In a statement online, PACDA said: “The fire brigades of the Authority managed to control the fire that broke out in a warehouse of furniture in Barka industrial area, resulting in property losses and the death of one person of Asian nationality.”