Another large fire broke out in Abu Dhabi today, Sunday – August 9, 2020.
A couple of days ago, a fire was reported in a residential building in the emirate in Al Mamora. This time, the fire was reported on a 9-storey building along the Old Airport Road (Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Street) in Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi Civil Defence and rescue authorities rushed to the scene and was able to put out the fire.
According to reports, the fire is presumed to have started in a restaurant located on the ground level.
The building residents have been evacuated and no injuries/casualties were reported. Investigations are still ongoing.
Social media posts show show black smoke clouding the area and emergency vehicle sirens are heard in the background.
Below are posts on social media about the fire:
— ♠♣♥♦Punky Bunny♠♣♥♦ (@punkybunnyamz) August 9, 2020
While there are no reports from authorities on what caused the fire, this is an important note for all residents to be extra cautious as this is the 2nd fire that was reported in just a few days.
We should all take the time to be extra vigilant and avoid fire hazards.
Another bad fire in Abu Dhabi – what’s going on 😭 pic.twitter.com/7lCgsVucx3
— Tamanna Wahi (@tamannaW) August 9, 2020