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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 23 June 2018

Fire breaks out at warehouse in Mussaffah

Civil Defence brought the blaze under control

Dark smoke billows into the sky over Mussaffah. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Police
Dark smoke billows into the sky over Mussaffah. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Police

Civil Defence took control of a fire at a warehouse in Mussaffah on Wednesday.

Smoke could be seen pouring from the unit, which was used for the storage of building materials according to a statement from Abu Dhabi Police.

The fire was brought under control before it could spread and cooling operations were started. No casualties were reported in the incident.

Brigadier General Mohammed Mayouf Al Ketbi, Director General of Civil Defence in Abu Dhabi, called for the need to abide by the requirements of fire prevention and safety and to ensure the maintenance of fire extinguishers.

He added that an investigation into the cause of the fire was under way.

Civil Defence deals with the fire in Mussaffah. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Police
<p>Civil Defence deals with the fire in Mussaffah.&nbsp;Courtesy Abu Dhabi Police</p>

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