Fire breaks out at Riyadh’s Haram Plaza

Saudi Civil Defense Forces said no one was injured in the blaze that broke out at Haram Plaza in Riyadh. (Photo courtesy of Sabq)

A fire broke out on Saturday in Haram Plaza mall market in the eastern part of the Saudi capital Riyadh, the Saudi Civil Defense forces said.

No one was reportedly injured as efforts were underway to extinguish the blaze, which erupted early morning as people went to work after a two-day weekend in the kingdom, the Civil Defense added.

Mohammad Bin Mulfi al-Hammadi, the spokesman of the Directorate of Civil Defense in Riyadh, told the local al-Ikhbariya television that 12 teams of firefighters, 10 support units, five rescue teams, and a helicopter were deployed to put out the fire.

Last Update: Saturday, 06 April 2013 KSA 18:36 - GMT 15:36