Garbage dump catches fire in Al Ain

AL AIN — A huge fire broke out yesterday at a major garbage dump of the Al Ain Municipality in the Shiaab Al Ghaf area, 50km from Al Ain, near the Emirate Biofertilisers Factory.

By Lana Mahdi

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Published: Sun 23 Sep 2007, 8:54 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 5:12 AM

An official from Al Ain Police Emergency and Safety Unit (AAPESU) said the fire, which started around 9am, was put out after two hours of painstaking efforts.

“The civil defence team dumped a lot of sand to extinguish the flames,” he added. No injuries were reported, said the official.

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