x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 28 July 2017

Shops and workshops damaged in large fire at Al Ain industrial zone

A quick intervention unit and three teams took four hours to control and put out the fire.

A large fire broke out at an Al Ain industrial zone building on Friday morningburning a number of stores and workshops, Civil Defence have said.

Lt Col Rashid Al Darmaki, Director of Civil Defence, said that a call at 11:30am was received alerting the emergency services of a "huge" fire that had quickly spread.

A quick intervention unit and three teams took four hours to control and put out the fire. Lt Colnol Al Darmaki called on business owners in the industrial area to comply with safety regulations, and take the necessary precautions to avoid fires.