Fire hits 2 warehouses in Dubai’s Al Quoz industrial area

Fire started in a warehouse used to store construction materials and flammable items, says civil defence official

The fire in Al Quoz broked out in a warehouse used for storage of construction materials and flammable items.


Dubai: A fire broke out in a warehouse and spread to another in Al Quoz Industrial Area late on Tuesday night, the Dubai Civil Defence said.

Firefighters were able to contain the blaze and to prevent it from spreading to nearby warehouses; there is a row of 12 closeby.

There were no reports of deaths or injuries.

The fire started in a warehouse used to store construction materials and flammable items, said Brigadier Rashid Khalifa Al Buflasa, assistant director general of fire and rescue services at Dubai Civil Defence.

“We were alerted at 11:17PM about fire in Al Quoz Industrial Area 3. We arrived within two minutes. We prevented the fire from spreading and controlled it in 1:40 hour,” Brigadier Al Buflasa said.

More details to follow.

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