Expatriate workers climb to safety during Male’ apartment fire

No injuries have been reported from a fire that broke out of the Galolhu Feeroz Lodge building in Male’ this morning, after expatriate workers living at a fourth floor property escaped the blaze using ropes to climb to safety, according to new reports.

Haveeru reported that the Fire and Rescue arm of the Maldives National Defense Force’s (MNDF) put out the fire shortly after arriving to the property, which is owned by the Donad Garment Factory.

Despite damage to the fourth floor apartment, a textile storeroom situated below the location of the fire was reportedly undamaged.