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Four fishing boats gutted in Sharjah Creek fire

Afkar Abdullah /Sharjah Filed on June 15, 2020 | Last updated on June 15, 2020 at 03.34 pm
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No casualties have been reported as a result of the incident.

Four fishing boats anchored in the Sharjah Creek were gutted in a blaze on Monday morning. No casualties were reported in the fire that broke out at 10.15am.

Firefighters from two civil defence stations were dispatched to the site to control the fire. According to a civil defence official, the fire was extinguished "within five minutes".

"After the cooling operation, the site was handed over to the police at 12.30pm for investigation into the cause of fire," the official added. 



Afkar Abdullah

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