Fire in Abu Dhabi restaurant caused by ‘electrical fault’
ABU DHABI // A fire that broke out in a building on Airport Road on Thursday is believed to have been caused by an electrical fault.
The fire began in a restaurant on the ground floor of the four-storey building at around 3pm.
The restaurant-owner, who preferred not to be named, said Civil Defence were quick to evacuate the building and contain the blaze.
“Business will be back to normal today,” he said.
In a video circulating on social media Civil Defence are seen tackling the blaze before the lower floors of the building explode and passers-by are seen running away.
No injuries or casualties were reported.
Updated: June 23, 2017 04:00 AM