Dubai: Fire at plastics factory in Jebel Ali put out


Dubai - There are no reports of any injuries.

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Published: Wed 11 Aug 2021, 2:27 PM

Last updated: Wed 11 Aug 2021, 3:59 PM

A fire that broke out in a factory in Dubai's Jebel Ali on Wednesday afternoon has been brought under control.

Firefighters are at the spot, carrying out the cooling operation. The factory was evacuated and no injuries were reported.

"The Dubai Civil Defence teams put out the fire in 30 minutes," the Dubai Media Office said.

Plumes of thick black smoke could be seen rising over the area. The media office said the smoke was caused by the burning plastic.

"The Dubai Civil Defence team ensured a safe evacuation of the factory; no injuries have been reported," the media office tweeted.

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