Minor fire breaks out at Dubai Mall, extinguished in 5 minutes

Marie Nammour /Dubai
mary@khaleejtimes.com Filed on November 28, 2020


Visitors were evacuated safely and no injuries were reported.

A minor fire broke out at Dubai Mall on Saturday.

The Dubai Civil Defence department evacuated a restaurant and the area around it at the Dubai Mall after a fire was reported.

The DCD said that a team of firefighters from Zabeel Centre was dispatched within six minutes to the scene, after receiving report of the fire report at 7:43 pm.

Visitors were evacuated safely and no injuries were reported.

The fire started near an ornamental tree outside a restaurant. It was brought under control within five minutes.


Marie Nammour

Originally from Lebanon, Marie has been covering the Dubai Courts and the Public Prosecution, immigration and labour issues often, Lebanese community-related affairs and the Dubai International Film Festival. A graduate from the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Jounieh, a city to the north of Beirut, Marie worked as an in-house reporter, covering international affairs for the LBCI and the LBC Sat (Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation International), a leading TV station back home and a legal translator for Sagesse, a renowned law college in the heart of the Lebanese capital. Marie speaks fluently Arabic, French, English and Spanish. She is fond of travelling, psychology, learning more and of the French literature.

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