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Man suffers second-degree burns in Zarqa fire

By JT - Jun 22,2017 - Last updated at Jun 22,2017

AMMAN — A man in his 20s suffered second-degree burns in a fire that erupted in a restaurant in Street 36 in Zarqa Governorate, 22km northeast of Amman, on Wednesday, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

Civil Defence Department (CDD) firefighters brought the blaze under control and investigations are under way to determine the causes of the fire, a CDD source told Petra.

Zarqa Public Hospital Director Bassam Alshlou said the man is recovering. In another incident, 12 people were injured when a bus overturned in the Tal Rumman area, near Jerash, Petra reported.

CDD cadres in Jerash, 48km north of Amman, administered first aid to the injured and transferred them to Prince Hussein Public Hospital, where they were listed in good condition. 

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