Watch: Fire breaks out, thick black smoke covers sky in Dubai

Police have cordoned off the area as several firefighters are dousing the blaze

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Published: Sun 16 Jun 2024, 3:49 PM

Last updated: Sun 16 Jun 2024, 10:39 PM

A fire broke out at Al Quoz Industrial Area 2 on Sunday at about 3pm.

Thick black smoke can be seen coming from the incident. Police have cordoned off the area as several firefighters are dousing the blaze.


An eyewitness driving along Al Khail Road towards Dubai Hills saw thick plumes of smoke rising from the Al Quoz industrial area.

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A Khaleej Times reader, who was present at the scene, captured the unfolding events and shared details with the news outlet.

An ambulance was also seen arriving as police began dispersing the crowd forming near the location.

The UAE's Met Department earlier said that temperatures were expected to reach up to 49ºC in internal areas today.

Sandy, dusty weather was expected as light to moderate winds were set to blow in the country today.

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