Worker injured as fuel truck catches fire
TABUK – A fire broke out in a gas tanker while workers at a gas station, 35 kilometers away from the Taima governorate, were unloading petrol, said Tabuk Civil Defense spokesman Col. Mamdooh Al-Eneizi. One of the workers sustained third-degree burns. Several teams of firefighters were dispatched immediately after the blaze was reported. They contained the fire and prevented it from reaching the fuel pumps, which could have resulted in a major catastrophe. The injured worker was rushed to a nearby hospital. The cause of the blaze has not been identified and investigations are ongoing.