Large fire cuts Jordan's TV transmission
Jordan, Local, 7/12/2002
A large fire erupted in the building of the Jordanian TV in Amman that resulted in suspending TV transmission.
The employees were evacuated. At least ten persons were harmed and transmission was cut for one and a half hours.
A Jordanian TV employee said that fire erupted in the "main building which includes studio number one and offces of the TV board chairman and the directors of the radio and TV offices."
The reason behind the fire which was described as "huge " were not known.
The Jordanian TV includes three studios, the largest is studio no 1. The director of the TV Abdul Halim Arabeyat said "preliminary investigations showed that the fire erupted because of an electicity short in Studio no 1.
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