Massive fire guts perfume warehouse in UAE

Massive fire guts perfume warehouse in UAE
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Sharjah - Rescue teams reached the site in less than eight minutes.



by

Afkar Ali Ahmed

Published: Wed 21 Nov 2018, 3:29 PM

Last updated: Wed 21 Nov 2018, 5:40 PM

Sharjah Civil Defence controlled a massive fire that broke out in a perfume factory in Industrial Area 13.
Top officials at Sharjah civil defense said that they received call at 8:31am at the operation room which immediately dispatched fire fighters from Samanan, Muwaileh and Al Mina fire stations.
Rescue teams reached the site in less than eight minutes.
They managed to control the fire and prevent it from spreading to neighouring warehouses within 40 minutes.
The cooling operation was completed by 2pm, and the site handed over to fire experts from the forensic laboratory to investigate the cause.
The fire gutted the contents of the factory, which included perfumes, chemical materials and tools used in manufacturing fragrances.
No casualties have been reported.
 


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