Fire brought under control at Dubai Creek

Fire brought under control at Dubai Creek

DUBAI - The firefighters of Civil Defence in Dubai brought the fire, which broke out today evening at 8:20pm in dhows in Dubai Creek near Dubai Municipality under control.

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Published: Sun 19 Feb 2012, 9:42 AM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 4:41 PM

One of the boat was loaded with 17 cars and petroleum products.

Major Ali Hassan Al Mutawa, director of operations department at the Directorate of Civil Defence in Dubai, who supervised over the fire extinguishing operation, said the squads were able to prevent the spread of fire to the neighbouring boats.

He added that an Asian sailor was injured in the incident and has been treated, adding that the operation to control the fire lasted for three hours. Al Mutawa said that the investigation was under way to establish the causes of incident.

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