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A fire once broke out in a house while ‘Ali the son of Imam Husayn {May Allah be pleased with them} was prostrating in prayer and he didn’t raise his head until the fire went out. When asked about this, he said:

Sorry, the other Fire kept my mind busy.

Related by Imam ad-Dhahabi in his The Lives of the Noble Figures = Siyar A’lam Al-Nubala’

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