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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 September 2018

Fire breaks out in Dubai, Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed monitors operations

The fire started in two warehouses in Al Quoz and was extinguished in 20 minutes, according to Civil Defence.

Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed visits the site to oversee firefighting operations. Courtesy Dubai Civil Defence
Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed visits the site to oversee firefighting operations. Courtesy Dubai Civil Defence

A fire broke out at two warehouses in Al Quoz on Tuesday.

Lt Col Jamal Ahmad, head of fire combat teams at the scene, said the fire was reported to Civil Defence at 5.15pm.

“Fire teams made it to the location in 4 minutes and started combating flames immediately,” he said.

A fire breaks out at two warehouses in Al Quoz on Tuesday afternoon. Courtesy Dubai Civil Defence.
A fire breaks out at two warehouses in Al Quoz on Tuesday afternoon. Courtesy Dubai Civil Defence.

Firefighters from stations in Al Barsha, Al Quoz and the UAE Martyrs’ centres reported to the scene.

Lt Col Ahmad said Civil Defence teams extinguished the fire within twenty minutes.

Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed, son of Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, was also at the site to follow up on firefighting operations.

No injuries were reported.

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