Building fire put out

ABU DHABI — Timely action by the Quick Intervention Unit (QIU) of the Emergency and Safety Directorate General at the Abu Dhabi Police saved many precious lives as they managed to extinguish a big fire and extricate all people of the building.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Mon 5 Mar 2007, 8:57 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 3:53 AM

The fire started in a corridor on the second floor of the building, and spread to the seventh floor. Firefighters first vacated the whole building, rescuing the choked residents and shifting them to the Khalifa Hospital for treatment. Fire was extinguished quickly.

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