UAE: Massive fire breaks out in warehouse

Civil defence authority personnel rushed to the scene to bring the blaze under control


Afkar Ali Ahmed

Published: Sun 12 Mar 2023, 1:02 PM

Last updated: Sun 12 Mar 2023, 1:06 PM

A massive fire broke out in Sharjah's Al Nahda area this morning. The blaze ripped through a warehouse full of metal tools, destroying all of its contents.

A top official at the Sharjah Civil Defense Authority said that a report was received at 10.42am in the operations room, stating that a fire had broken out in a warehouse of metal tools. The operations room contacted the nearest fire stations, which responded immediately and were able to bring the blaze under control within 30 minutes.

There were no injuries or casualties reported during the accident.

The fire fighters are now carrying out cooling operations to hand over the site to the police, who will investigate the scene to determine the cause of the fire.


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