Riyadh, Jumada I 24, 1435, Mar 25, 2014, SPA -- The Water Desalination Authority in Riyadh reported today that the Safety and Fire Extinguishing teams at Al-Shuaiba desalination station have successfully managed to put out a fire that gutted a transformer at the station yesterday while the new device was tested for being introduced to service.
Abdulaziz Al-Mazroo, the spokesman of the public relations of the authority, told SPA that the teams were able to control the fire before spreading to other transformers. Nobody was injured in the incident, he added.
He went on to say that the water flow was back to normal today after necessary precautionary measures have been finished.
18:24 LOCAL TIME 15:24 GMT