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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 17 December 2018

Fire breaks out at labour accommodation in Ajman

Civil Defence quickly on the scene to stop the blaze spreading

Ajman Civil Defence tackle the fire. Courtesy Ajman Civil Defence
Ajman Civil Defence tackle the fire. Courtesy Ajman Civil Defence

A fire broke out at labour accommodation in the Mushairif area in Ajman on Sunday evening.

According to Ajman Civil Defence, the fire was reported at about 5pm, after which firefighters and the national ambulance rushed to the location.

Lt Col Ailan Essah Al Shamsi, head of the operations room at Civil Defence, said the fire started in one room and spread to only one other. Both rooms were gutted, but the fire was prevented from spreading.

β€œIn less than ten minutes, firefighters had the blaze under control and initiated the cooling process before handing the location to Ajman Police to investigate the cause of the fire,” said Lt Col Al Shamsi.

No injuries were reported.

Two rooms were gutted before the fire was brought under control. Courtesy Ajman Civil Defence
Two rooms were gutted before the fire was brought under control. Courtesy Ajman Civil Defence

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