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Massive Fire at Sharjah’s building brought under control


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

06th May, 2020. 12:00 pm
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Massive fire

Massive fire that broke out in residential building in Sharjah brought under control, government media office said.

As per details, Seven people were treated for minor injuries from the fire in the tower in Sharjah’s Al Nahda area and taken to hospital for treatment. Authorities offered no immediate explanation for the blaze. However  The reason, building and safety experts say, is the material used for the buildings’ sidings, called aluminium composite panel cladding.

The fire brigade grappled with extinguishing the flames, which were clearly visible several meters away. At least five buildings near the engulfed residential tower were evacuated while several cars in the area were damaged by the falling debris.

Earlier in April 2020, huge fire broke out in Fire breaks out in under-construction Sharjah building located in Qassimiyah area. Several fire engines tried to control the fire under control . The tenants of neighbouring buildings evacuated for safety.

The civil defense official said they received a call about the fire at 6:50 pm and fire firefighters from two fire stations in Sharjah immediately dispatched to the site, who reached the site in less than 6 minutes.

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