Do you know how many fires were reported in Qatar?

Do you know how many fires were reported in Qatar?

QL Videos
By QL Videos

Recent years have seen an increased occurrence of fires in the country.

According to the latest statistics available, there have been around 1,135 fires in 2014. 133 of those were due to electrical faults. In 1,002 cases, the cause of the fire was not disclosed/reported by the investigators. In 2016, there have already been four cases of fires in commercial areas, the most recent being the blaze at the Mall of Qatar.

 A fire can break out in the most unexpected of places and if not properly dealt with, can lead to loss of life and severe property damages.

Just last year, Civil Defence placed an order for $28 million in firefighting equipment.

Civil Defence urges residents to take measures to mitigate the chances of a fire breaking out in their residences and office spaces.

In the event of a fire, here are some tips on safe evacuation according to the Ministry of Interior.

 

Evacuation is considered as an important procedure in case of any emergency, whether it’s a toxic gas leak or fire or...

Posted by Ministry of Interior - Qatar on Wednesday, 16 September 2015

 

Fires in Qatar

Do you know how many fires were reported in Qatar? Find out here: http://www.qatarliving.com/forum/welcome-qatar/posts/do-you-know-how-many-fires-were-reported-qatar

Posted by Qatar Living on Sunday, 3 April 2016

 

Sources [gsdp.gov.qa, Doha News]

PC: omarsc

By zackm• 3 Apr 2016 14:09
zackm

pyros~

By Wild Turkey• 3 Apr 2016 14:06
Wild Turkey

Strange? - No, typical.

By britexpat• 3 Apr 2016 14:05
britexpat

1002 cases with no report of cause - strange

Log in or register to post comments

More from Qatar Living

Qatar’s top beaches for water sports thrills

Qatar’s top beaches for water sports thrills

Let's dive into the best beaches in Qatar, where you can have a blast with water activities, sports and all around good times.
Most Useful Apps In Qatar - Part Two

Most Useful Apps In Qatar - Part Two

This guide brings you the top apps that will simplify the use of government services in Qatar.
Most Useful Apps In Qatar - Part One

Most Useful Apps In Qatar - Part One

this guide presents the top must-have Qatar-based apps to help you navigate, dine, explore, access government services, and more in the country.
Winter is coming – Qatar’s seasonal adventures await!

Winter is coming – Qatar’s seasonal adventures await!

Qatar's winter months are brimming with unmissable experiences, from the AFC Asian Cup 2023 to the World Aquatics Championships Doha 2024 and a variety of outdoor adventures and cultural delights.
7 Days of Fun: One-Week Activity Plan for Kids

7 Days of Fun: One-Week Activity Plan for Kids

Stuck with a week-long holiday and bored kids? We've got a one week activity plan for fun, learning, and lasting memories.
Wallet-friendly Mango Sticky Rice restaurants that are delightful on a budget

Wallet-friendly Mango Sticky Rice restaurants that are delightful on a budget

Fasten your seatbelts and get ready for a sweet escape into the world of budget-friendly Mango Sticky Rice that's sure to satisfy both your cravings and your budget!
Places to enjoy Mango Sticky Rice in  high-end elegance

Places to enjoy Mango Sticky Rice in high-end elegance

Delve into a world of culinary luxury as we explore the upmarket hotels and fine dining restaurants serving exquisite Mango Sticky Rice.
Where to celebrate World Vegan Day in Qatar

Where to celebrate World Vegan Day in Qatar

Celebrate World Vegan Day with our list of vegan food outlets offering an array of delectable options, spanning from colorful salads to savory shawarma and indulgent desserts.