Firefighters battle huge Dubai warehouse blaze

Dubai Warehouse FireCivil Defence vehicles rushed to the scene in Ras Al Khor after receiving a call at around 11.20am on Sunday.

Crews said the building is thought to contain tyres, paint and other flammable materials.

A Civil Defence spokesman said: “We think the warehouse contains plastic materials or tyres, which would explain the thick black smoke.”

By 2pm the flames appeared to have been contained, but smoke continued to rise from the warehouse. No casualties have been reported, the spokesman added.


Post date: 28 Jul 2015

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