Breaking News. A fire broke out in Al Quoz industrial area in Dubai today – Wednesday – 16th September 2020.
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The Dubai Civil Defense team received an emergency call on a Wednesday afternoon and firefighters rushed to the scene.
The fire broke out in a warehouse in Al Quoz Industrial Area 3.
According to a post shared by UAE_BARQ news, the warehouse contained paper and plastic materials. Authorities were able to put the fire out at 2:15pm.
Below is a post from UAE Barq regarding this incident:
#Dubai Civil Defense controlled a fire that broke out this afternoon in a warehouse of plastic and paper materials in the third #AlQuoz area. #UAE_BARQ_EN pic.twitter.com/JKKt4KFQwX
— UAE BARQ (@UAE_BARQ_EN) September 16, 2020
Below is a posted video shared by Khaleej Times:
#BREAKING: Fire breaks out in Dubai warehouse on Wednesday https://t.co/5WxNn05WSn pic.twitter.com/kXDt3F7R1n
— Khaleej Times (@khaleejtimes) September 16, 2020
Below are other posts shared online regarding the fire.
Nasty fire on industrial estate in Al Quoz, Dubai today – hope nobody is injured. Emergency services in attendance 🙏. #Dubai #UAE #fire #civildefence pic.twitter.com/ya11C8U6fT
— Neal (@nealysart) September 16, 2020
A series of fire accidents have been reported lately in the last 2 months and authorities have reminded residents about the dangers and precautionary measures needed for these types of emergencies.
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The Cabinet has issued a Resolution obliging residential homeowners to install fire detectors, subscribe to civil defence e-system.
The Council of Ministers issues a decision requiring residential homeowners to install fire detectors and participate in the electronic system of civil defense. The decision comes in light of the government’s efforts and the keenness of the leadership in the UAE to preserve the lives and properties of citizens and residents, provide the greatest amount of public safety, and protect society from the risk of fire.
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