2 fires controlled in Giza, no casualties
Fire at plastic store near 6th of October City, Giza

CAIRO: Civil Protection forces controlled a fire that broke out Monday at a Cinema Institute in Omraneya district, Giza, Youm7 reported.

The blaze erupted in the electrical room as a result of an electrical error, Youm7 reported quoting preliminary investigations into the incident.

The fire left no casualties, but the level of damage is currently being estimated.

Meanwhile, three rooms caught on fire at a Dokki school in Giza while preparatory students were doing their exams.

Investigations cited a short circuit as the cause of the fire, resulting in a gas cylinder exploding inside the guard’s room and then spreading to two other rooms.

No injuries were reported, but the extent of the damage is still being estimated.

Over the past week, Egypt has experienced a series of fires on a daily basis. The causes of some of the fires are still being determined.

On Sunday, 38 people were injured in a house fire after a barrel of gasoline exploded in Kafr el-Dawar city of Delta’s Beheira governorate. At the same time, an intensive blaze swept through a plastics factory in 6th of October city.

Three people were killed and dozens were injured after a massive blast in Cairo’s Ataba district on May 8. The fire caused significant damage to stores. The government said that the store owners would be compensated.

On Thursday a fire occurred at a Delta farm causing the death of more than 5,000 baby chicks.

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