x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 23 July 2017

Emirati family rescued from burning home in Al Ain

Civil Defence rescues family of seven from their burning home.

An Emirati family of seven were rescued from their burning home in Al Shuwaib area in Al Ain shortly after 3am on Monday.

The fire broke out on the ground floor, causing windows to break and alert family members. The family was trapped on the first floor, according to Al Ittihad, the Arabic-language sister newspaper to The National.

Civil Defence teams arrived immediately and were able to put out the fire and rescue Taleb Al Kaabi and his wife and five children.

The police are looking into the causes of the fire.

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