Two UAE expats injured in minor car fire; 70 bikes gutted in separate blaze

Two UAE expats injured in minor car fire; 70 bikes gutted in separate blaze

Sharjah - No casualties were reported in the warehouse incident.



by

Afkar Ali Ahmed

Published: Wed 29 May 2019, 4:26 PM

Last updated: Wed 29 May 2019, 6:41 PM

Civil Defence firefighters in Sharjah rescued two Asians from a burning car near the bridge of Central Souq on Wednesday morning. Both of them sustained minor suffocation and burn injuries and the car was completely destroyed, said a senior official at the Sharjah Civil Defence.
Lt-Col Hani Al Dahmani, director-general of the Sharjah Civil Defence, said a fire in a warehouse in Al Dhaid gutted 70 cycles. No casualties were reported in this incident. At 9.15am on Wednesday, the Sharjah Civil Defence received a call about the car fire, he said.
A team of firefighters reached the location in less than five minutes and managed rescue the passengers and control the fire. Both the passengers were given first aid and then rushed to Kuwaiti Hospital, said Lt-Col Al Dahmani.
In the second accident, the fire erupted in the warehouse gutted 70 new bicycles, which were stored there for sale. Firefighters from Al Madam fire station reached the site in less than five minutes and contained the fire.
afkarali@khaleejtimes.com


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