See Overview Page 6 for a written description of the damage done to the North. For most oil fires, see the South. For Bubiyan Bridge, see the Coast. For a video of Umm Al-Aish and of firefighting, see 4001 and 4084.
Fighting an Oil Well Fire Streams of seawater battle the oil fire blaze while a caterpillar clears the area. In the foreground an oil lake reflects the flames. In the background are members of the Canadian firefighting team. (See also 0171-0238 for firefighting efforts in southern Kuwait.)