x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 27 July 2017

Man injured in Abu Dhabi fire

A man was hospitalised today after a minor fire broke out on the corner of Delma and Muroor streets in Abu Dhabi.

Junaid Jan, a carpenter, uses a hose to put out a small fire where at least one person was severely burned.
Junaid Jan, a carpenter, uses a hose to put out a small fire where at least one person was severely burned.

A man was hospitalised today after a minor fire broke out on the corner of Delma and Muroor streets in Abu Dhabi. Jamil Nazar was taken to hospital and treated for burns.

A lit cigarette is thought to have started the fire although officials have yet to confirm the cause.

The fire, which started at around 2pm this afternoon was quickly put out by Junaid Jan, a carpenter who was working across the road.