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10 injured in mill fire

By Petra - Mar 26,2014 - Last updated at Mar 26,2014

AMMAN — Civil Defence Department (CDD) personnel on Wednesday extinguished a fire that erupted at Hashemieh Grain Mill Company in the Mahatta area, according to a CDD statement.

The fire spread to around 2,000 square metres of the total area of the seven-floor building.

The CDD said 10 people were injured, four of whom are in critical condition, while the others are in fair condition.

CDD personnel administered first aid to the injured and took them to Al Bashir Hospital.

Health Minister Ali Hiasat supervised their arrival at the hospital and ensured that they received the necessary treatment.

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