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Major fire in Abu Dhabi put out; no casualties

Abu Dhabi - The fire broke out in two furniture warehouses in the Mina area.



Photo courtesy: Abu Dhabi Police/Facebook.
Photo courtesy: Abu Dhabi Police/Facebook.
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Ashwani Kumar

Published: Sat 30 Jan 2021, 5:31 PM

Last updated: Sat 30 Jan 2021, 8:17 PM

A major fire that broke out in the Mina area of Abu Dhabi on Saturday has been extinguished.

According to the Abu Dhabi Police, the fire broke out in two furniture warehouses. No casualties were reported.

Thick smoke was seen rising near the Mina Fish Market. Multiple units of the Abu Dhabi Civil Defence, paramedics and police had rushed to the spot. The area had been cordoned off.

Apart from the fish market, the area also hosts seafood and grill restaurants. Boats are also docked in the area.

The reason for the fire is not yet known.


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