Huge fire breaks out at Ajman foam factory

Gulf FireAjman: A fire broke out at a foam factory in Ajman’s Al Jurf area early on Tuesday. No injuries were reported in the blaze that left the factory severely damaged. Ajman Civil Defence managed to bring the fire under control within 20 minutes, Colonel Nasser Rashid Al Ziri, director of media and public relations at Ajman Civil Defence, said.

A rescue team evacuated the factory and nearby buildings to ensure workers’ safety. Police patrols closed roads leading to the factory so firefighters and ambulances could reach the area quickly. The factory manufactured and stored materials such as wood and foam.Ajman Civil Defence is continuing to monitor the area that houses foam warehouses. The site of the fire will be handed over to the forensic laboratory to determine the cause of the fire.

Source: Gulf News

Post date: 26 May 2015

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