Fire Breaks Out In A Paint Factory In Beirut

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Smoke in the skies above is becoming a disturbing trend. On Tuesday, a fire broke out in the southern suburb of Ouzai – an area near the Airport.

The fire is reportedly from a paint warehouse, causing residents nearby to go in a panic. No injuries have been reported.

According to NNA, the Head of the Civil Defense Service and Operations Division, George Abou Moussa, said that the Civil Defense is on the site working to extinguish the fire.

The news comes in parallel with a violent explosion in the town of Ain Qana in South . Its reasons are still unknown.

Tuesday morning also saw a fire pluming from the port, coming from a ship. It was reportedly caused by welding work.

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