x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 23 July 2017

Huge fire guts warehouse in Mussaffah

Abu Dhabi Civil Defence extinguished the fire by 10.10am, preventing its spread to neighbouring depots.

No one was injured in the blaze, but the contents of the warehouse were destroyed. Courtesy of Security Media
No one was injured in the blaze, but the contents of the warehouse were destroyed. Courtesy of Security Media

ABU DHABI // A huge fire gutted a wedding-services warehouse in Mussaffah early yesterday.

No one was injured in the blaze, which was reported at 4.24am, but the contents of the warehouse, including chairs, tents and other wedding items, were destroyed.

Abu Dhabi Civil Defence extinguished the fire by 10.10am, preventing its spread to neighbouring buildings.

Lt Col Hamad Saeed Al Reyyami, who oversaw the operation, called on factory and warehouse owners and operators to adhere to proper storage standards, keep warehouses clean and ensure frequent checks on fire systems.

An investigation to determine the cause of the fire is under way.

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