Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 27 September 2020

Warehouse gutted after Dubai blaze

The fire was brought under control within an hour, with no injuries reported

Firefighters tackle a blaze at a warehouse that stored paper and plastic materials. Courtesy: Dubai Civil Defence
Firefighters tackle a blaze at a warehouse that stored paper and plastic materials. Courtesy: Dubai Civil Defence

Firefighters tackled a warehouse blaze in Dubai on Wednesday afternoon.

The fire in the Al Quoz 3 district broke out in a unit containing plastic and paper materials.

Dubai Civil Defence were alerted shortly before 1.20pm.

Officers from Al Quoz Civil Defence managed to bring the blaze under control within an hour and prevented its spread.

Officials said nobody was hurt in the incident, which gutted the warehouse.

“It was brought under control at 2:15pm without any injuries or deaths being reported,” said a Dubai Civil Defence spokesman.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Updated: September 16, 2020 04:53 PM

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