Four furniture warehouses are gutted

SHARJAH — Four warehouses, stocking furniture and food stuff, located in the Sharjah Fifth Industrial area, were yesterday gutted. No human casualties were reported.


Afkar Ali Ahmed

Published: Sat 26 Aug 2006, 9:43 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 6:16 PM

The fire broke out at the warehouses of the Al Tamima Ships Supply Company at 5.30 pm.

Six fire engines from the Sharjah and Ajman Civil Defence Departments were pressed to service.

The fire first broke out in the warehouse stocking furniture and then it spread to the other three, Civil Defence officials said.

The damage to the properties was estimated at more than Dh3 million, they said.

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

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