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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 25 June 2018

Bus bursts into flames near Dubai International Financial Centre

Crews tackle blaze as occupants escape injury

The minibus caught fire on Sheikh Zayed Road on Monday. Courtesy Dubai Civil Defence
The minibus caught fire on Sheikh Zayed Road on Monday. Courtesy Dubai Civil Defence

A bus burst into flames while driving through Dubai's financial district on Monday.

The accident happened on the main road through the Dubai International Financial Centre at about 1pm, an official from Dubai Civil Defence said.

Firefighters from Al Ittihad fire station extinguished the blaze in about 15 minutes and no injuries were reported.

Police are investigating the cause of the fire but urged motorists to regularly maintain their vehicles.

Civil Defence extinguished the blaze within 15 minutes. Courtesy Dubai Civil Defence
Civil Defence extinguished the blaze within 15 minutes. Courtesy Dubai Civil Defence