A gas leak caused a fire in International City on a Monday – 31st August 2020. According to reports, the Dubai Civil Defense team was able to control the fire on a 4-storey building within 33 minutes.
The fire has been reported to be located at Dubai International City. Unfortunately, one person was reported to have died.
Authorities and firefighters immediately went to the scene after receiving a report at 4:31am on a Monday – 31st August 2020.
In the same day, a gas leak explosion left 2 people dead and some injured in a restaurant building in Abu Dhabi.
Below is a report from UAE BARQ regarding the incident:
— UAE BARQ (@UAE_BARQ_EN) August 31, 2020
Khaleej Times and Gulf News also reported the incident and shared it on social media:
The fire resulted from an explosion caused by a gas leakhttps://t.co/xQlJ5kegRx
— Khaleej Times (@khaleejtimes) August 31, 2020
An Asian man died following a gas leak in a Dubai restaurant on Monday https://t.co/cgWF2fncrJ
— Gulf News (@gulf_news) August 31, 2020
Below is a post on social media about the same incident:
#Breaking: #Fire explosion in #Dubai International city restaurant due to Gas leakage kill 1 Person. Please always check your gas pipelines, electric wires and fire extinguishers. #Staysafe #everyone. pic.twitter.com/F8CZNE69uG
— Firdous Khan 🇮🇳 (@Firdous19492759) August 31, 2020
This is another reminder for us all to be extra careful and vigilant given the incidents of fire due to gas leak the past events. Please also try to take the time to insure our homes to avoid further losses due to damaged properties due to these tragedies.