Civil Defense deals with 1,381 accidents, 122 fires

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AMMAN — Civil Defense personnel dealt with 1,381 accidents, 122 fires and 126 rescue operations during the hot spell pounding Jordan, Director of the Ambulance and Humanitarian Support Department at the Civil Defense Directorate Ahmed Shloul was quoted as saying by Al-Mamlaka TV.اضافة اعلان

Shloul said on Monday that the department also dealt with an electrical transformer that caught fire as a result of excessive load and high temperatures.

On Monday temperatures were still 7 to 9 degrees Celsius above the average for this time of the year, and the weather will continue to be dry and hot in mountainous areas, and very hot in the rest of the Kingdom.

The Meteorological Department issued a report warning of the danger of direct sun exposure, leaving children or flammable materials inside vehicles, and the possibility of low visibility due to dust in the Badia region.

According to the report, the heat wave will continue until Thursday.

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