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Breaking: Firefighters battle blaze in Sharjah

Khaleej Times logo Khaleej Times 12/08/2017 Staff Report
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Sharjah Civil Defence put out a major fire in a furniture complex in Sharjah's Al Wahda opposite Liberty service station on Saturday afternoon.

Civil Defence received information around 1.08 pm that a fire had erupted in a furniture complex.

Fire engines from Samnan, Mina and headquarters were dispatched to the site of the blaze in Industrial Area no. 4 at 1:15. The fire gutted a number of furniture warehouses.

Authorities are yet to ascertain losses caused by the fire. Firefighters battled the blaze to prevent it from further spreading to other warehouses, successfully putting out the fire at around 5.20 pm before starting the cooling operation.

No injuries were reported. Civil Defence Officials said that the site will be handed over for investigation after finishing the cooling operation.

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