There has been a 12 per cent increase in the number of fires recorded in industrial areas last year.
This was according to recent statistics issued by the Public Authority of Civil Defense and Ambulance.
The authority said that there were seven more fire incidents recorded in 2018 compared to 2017.
Statistics show that in 2017, the number of fire incidents in the industrial areas was 54.
However, the figure increased to reach 61 incidents in 2018.