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Boat catches fire in Capital workshop

Abu Dhabi - The accident occurred at 10pm and the fire was controlled quickly


Ismail Sebugwaawo

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Published: Wed 23 Aug 2017, 9:38 PM

Last updated: Wed 23 Aug 2017, 11:40 PM

A boat caught fire in a maintenance workshop in Marina Al Bateen in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. The accident occurred at 10pm, said civil defence authorities.
The teams from the Abu Dhabi Civil Defence Directorate rushed to the scene after being informed about the blaze.
The firefighters managed to control the fire quickly. No injuries or casualties have been reported.
Colonel Mohammed Abdul Jalil Al Ansari, director-general of the Abu Dhabi Civil Defence, said: "The civil defence teams controlled the fire and prevented it from spreading to the other maintenance area that was packed with tools, boats under repair and other flammable materials."
There was no mention about the cause of the fire. Col Al Ansari has urged owners of factories, repair workshops and warehouses to adhere to the fire safety, prevention and storage rules. He said all premises should be equipped with safety and prevention facilities to deal with any fire or accidents.

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