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Video: Fire at Sharjah oil factory under control

Juidin Bernarrd
Filed on June 30, 2017 | Last updated on June 30, 2017 at 12.19 pm
Video: Fire at Sharjah oil factory under control


(Juidin Bernarrd/Khaleej Times)

(Photos by Juidin Bernarrd/Khaleej Times)

(Photos by Juidin Bernarrd/Khaleej Times)

The fire broke out a 7.30am on Friday morning


Update: The fire has been brought under control by Sharjah Civil Defence authorities. The fire erupted in Sharjah Industrial Area 10 at 7.30am on Friday morning. 

Below are the developments as they happened.

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A massive fire broke out at an oil and diesel factory in Sharjah's Industrial Area 10 on Friday morning. No casualties have been reported so far. 

Firefighters from Sharjah fire stations are battling to control the blaze and preventing it from spreading to nearby warehouses. Thick smoke can be seen at the site.

According to eyewitnesses, the fire broke out at 7.30am in the morning and several Civil Defence firefighters rushed to the spot.

This is the fourth incident of fire in Sharjah's industrial area in the past fortnight. More details are awaited.





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