Fire at Construction Site Sends Plumes of Black Smoke Over Riyadh

  • 6 years ago
A fire broke out on a construction site in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on January 30, sending a cloud of smoke across the city.Wood, electrics and insulation materials caught fire on the site close to the Al Faisaliah Tower creating thick black fumes. The Saudi Civil Defense put the fire out in record time and announced that there had been no injuries.Video posted on Twitter shows the smoke rising close to the Al Faisaliah Tower, one of the most prominent architectural landmarks in the city. Credit: alnakhli0 via Storyful