7-year-old suffocates to death in Sharjah flat fire

7-year-old suffocates to death in Sharjah flat fire

Sharjah - Civil defence teams rushed to the scene of the incident.

By Web Report

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018, 8:13 AM

Last updated: Wed 12 Dec 2018, 1:35 PM

A child died after a fire broke out in his home in Sharjah.
The Arab national father of the 7-year-old boy remains hospitalised after suffering from severe smoke inhalation, as per Al Roeya report.
Sharjah Civil Defence received a notification at 11:03am Tuesday morning of a fire breaking out on the 5th floor of a residential building in Qulaya area.
Firefighting teams were dispatched to the location and put out the fire before it could spread to adjacent flats.
Furniture and other home items were damaged in the blaze, but no other family members were hurt.
The body of the deceased child and his parent were transported to the nearby hospital.

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