Major fires in Sharjah during 2015

Major fires in Sharjah during 2015
File photo from one of the fires that broke out in Sharjah, earlier this year.

Here is a list of the major fires that broke out in Sharjah, so far...



By Khaleej Times Research Center/Fakhar

Published: Thu 1 Oct 2015, 4:19 PM

Last updated: Fri 2 Oct 2015, 2:06 AM

September 8, 2015
The Sharjah Model School for Boys was shut after a fire broke out in the teacher's room due to a short circuit on Tuesday morning.
September 6, 2015
Three Afghans were charred to death after a fire broke out in the bakery they were working in. The incident was reported from Sharjah's industrial area number 10 on Sunday.
August 13, 2015
An under construction building caught fire late night on Thursday on Sharjah's Jamal Abdel Nasser Street, near Al Khan bridge.
July 22, 2015
At least 29 people including children, elderly and women were suffocated and severely injured when a massive fire gutted the Lamya Tower at 2:00am.
May 31, 2015
Four cars parked outside a villa in Al Nouf area in Sharjah were completely destroyed after a fire broke out in one of them on Sunday morning. No casualties were reported in the fire, which the police suspect to be an act of arson
May 18, 2015 
A fire raged through a building on Jamal Abdul Nasser street in Sharjah on Sunday night, leading to the evacuation of 30 families residing there. There were no casualties.
April 13, 2015
Sharjah Civil Defense extinguised a huge fire that erupted in an open warehouse containing petroleum material in Sharjah's Al Sajjah area, on Monday.
February 24, 2015
A huge fire broke out today afternoon in a warehouse in Sharjah, and later spread to at least two other properties. While there were no casualties, a few people working at these warehouses have been treated for suffocation.
January 20, 2015 
A massive fire destroyed a warehouse containing wood logs in Sharjah Industrial Area 4 on Tuesday.The fire broke out around 11.20am in a wood warehouse that almost spread to a neighboring warehouse, but fire fighters were able to contain the blaze, according to Col Khalid bin Kanoon, Deputy Director of Sharjah Civil Defence


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