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A garden shed was destroyed in Jumeira 3 on Wednesday. — Supplied photo
A garden shed was destroyed in Jumeira 3 on Wednesday. — Supplied photo
Firefighters arrive at the site six minutes after the incident was reported. — Supplied photo
Firefighters arrive at the site six minutes after the incident was reported. — Supplied photo

Fire breaks out at Dubai villa, put out in 13 minutes

Dubai - No injuries were reported.



By Hesham Salah

Published: Wed 20 Jan 2021, 2:39 PM

Fire broke out in a villa in Dubai’s Jumeirah 3 around noontime on Wednesday, gutting a outdoor wooden shed, the police said. No injuries were reported.

The Dubai Civil Defence's operations room was alerted to the blaze at 11.28am, and in six minutes, firefighters were already on the site. The blaze was put out in 13 minutes, the authorities said.

Based on the photos shared by the police, some chairs and tables were charred while the garden shed was destroyed in the blaze. No other valuable losses were recorded, thanks to the firefighters’ swift response.

Investigations are under way to determine the cause of the fire.


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