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PHOTO GALLERY: firefighters save prestigious Al-Ahram Studio from a blazing fire




Firefighters battle the flames at the Al-Ahram Studio and surrounding buildings in Cairo s Giza district on March 16, 2024. Flames overtook , one of the Arab world s most prestigious and oldest film production studios founded 80 years ago, burning everything inside and spreading to three surrounding buildings which were evacuated before the blaze reached them. AFP

Firefighters cool the area still smouldering after a fire at the Al-Ahram Studio and surrounding buildings in Cairo s Giza district on March 16, 2024. Flames overtook one of the Arab world s most prestigious and oldest film production studios founded 80 years ago, burning everything inside and spreading to three surrounding buildings which were evacuated before the blaze reached them. AFP

A firefighters cools the area still smouldering after a fire at the Al-Ahram Studio and surrounding buildings in Cairo s Giza district on March 16, 2024. Flames overtook one of the Arab world s most prestigious and oldest film production studios founded 80 years ago, burning everything inside and spreading to three surrounding buildings which were evacuated before the blaze reached them. AFP

A firefighters cools the area still smouldering after a fire at the Al-Ahram Studio and surrounding buildings in Cairo s Giza district on March 16, 2024. Flames overtook one of the Arab world s most prestigious and oldest film production studios founded 80 years ago, burning everything inside and spreading to three surrounding buildings which were evacuated before the blaze reached them. AFP

A firefighters cools the area still smouldering after a fire at the Al-Ahram Studio and surrounding buildings in Cairo s Giza district on March 16, 2024. Flames overtook one of the Arab world s most prestigious and oldest film production studios founded 80 years ago, burning everything inside and spreading to three surrounding buildings which were evacuated before the blaze reached them. AFP

A firefighter cools the area still smouldering after a fire at the Al-Ahram Studio and surrounding buildings in Cairo s Giza district on March 16, 2024. Flames overtook one of the Arab world s most prestigious and oldest film production studios founded 80 years ago, burning everything inside and spreading to three surrounding buildings which were evacuated before the blaze reached them. AFP

Security forces and firefighters gather after a fire at the Al-Ahram Studio and surrounding buildings in Cairo s Giza district on March 16, 2024. Flames overtook one of the Arab world s most prestigious and oldest film production studios founded 80 years ago, burning everything inside and spreading to three surrounding buildings which were evacuated before the blaze reached them. AFP

Firefighters cool the area still smouldering after a fire at the Al-Ahram Studio and surrounding buildings in Cairo s Giza district on March 16, 2024. Flames overtook one of the Arab world s most prestigious and oldest film production studios founded 80 years ago, burning everything inside and spreading to three surrounding buildings which were evacuated before the blaze reached them. AFP

Firefighters cool the area still smouldering after a fire at the Al-Ahram Studio and surrounding buildings in Cairo s Giza district on March 16, 2024. Flames overtook one of the Arab world s most prestigious and oldest film production studios founded 80 years ago, burning everything inside and spreading to three surrounding buildings which were evacuated before the blaze reached them. AFP

Firefighters cool the area still smouldering after a fire at the Al-Ahram Studio and surrounding buildings in Cairo s Giza district on March 16, 2024. Flames overtook one of the Arab world s most prestigious and oldest film production studios founded 80 years ago, burning everything inside and spreading to three surrounding buildings which were evacuated before the blaze reached them. AFP

Firefighters battle the flames at the Al-Ahram Studio and surrounding buildings in Cairo s Giza district on March 16, 2024. Flames overtook , one of the Arab world s most prestigious and oldest film production studios founded 80 years ago, burning everything inside and spreading to three surrounding buildings which were evacuated before the blaze reached them. AFP

People gather to watch as firefighters battle the flames at the Al-Ahram Studio and surrounding buildings in Cairo s Giza district on March 16, 2024. Flames overtook , one of the Arab world s most prestigious and oldest film production studios founded 80 years ago, burning everything inside and spreading to three surrounding buildings which were evacuated before the blaze reached them. AFP

People gather to watch as firefighters battle the flames at the Al-Ahram Studio and surrounding buildings in Cairo s Giza district on March 16, 2024. Flames overtook , one of the Arab world s most prestigious and oldest film production studios founded 80 years ago, burning everything inside and spreading to three surrounding buildings which were evacuated before the blaze reached them. AFP

Security forces stand guard as firefighters battle the flames at the Al-Ahram Studio and surrounding buildings in Cairo s Giza district on March 16, 2024. Flames overtook , one of the Arab world s most prestigious and oldest film production studios founded 80 years ago, burning everything inside and spreading to three surrounding buildings which were evacuated before the blaze reached them. AFP

Security forces stand guard as firefighters battle the flames at the Al-Ahram Studio and surrounding buildings in Cairo s Giza district on March 16, 2024. Flames overtook , one of the Arab world s most prestigious and oldest film production studios founded 80 years ago, burning everything inside and spreading to three surrounding buildings which were evacuated before the blaze reached them. AFP