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Massive fire engulfs floating restaurant at Zamalek district, without casualties

Fire caused by short circuit due to high electricity loads, soaring temperature, according to preliminary investigation


A massive fire engulfed, on Sunday, a floating restaurant at Nile River in Cairo’s Zamalek district, a security source at the Cairo Civil Protection told Al-Ahram newspaper.

According to a preliminary investigation, the fire was caused by a short circuit due to high electricity loads and soaring temperature.

At least seven fire engines were sent to the scene and succeeded in extinguishing the fire and rescuing a worker in the boat.

Cairo Governor Khaled Abdel-Aal confirmed that there were no casualties in the incident.

Nile boats were also deployed to the scene to evacuate the boat. A security cordon was also imposed in the area of the burned boat to control the fire.

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