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Control of a timber warehouse fire in Ras Al Khor

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The Dubai Civil Defense team this afternoon controlled a fire that broke out in a timber warehouse in the second Ras Al Khor area without causing any damage or casualties.

Civil Defense personnel at the Nad Al Sheba Fire Fighting Center were able to reach the scene in six minutes and started the firefighting operation, before direct assistance from the Rashidiya Al-Quoz Centers for Support and Assistance after it became clear that the accident was advanced and needed more efforts to control it before its expansion and expansion.

The Directorate General of Civil Defense in the emirate said in a statement that its operations room received a report at 15.16 this day about the presence of a fire in the aforementioned area, and immediately the Nad Al Sheba fire station was moved as a first responder and a competent authority, and the combat personnel arrived Only six minutes later it was clear that the accident was the burning of ​​a timber depot, the size of which was advanced so that the Rashidiya and Al-Quoz fire engines could be moved in support.

It was also found that the rising thick smoke was due to the warehouse containing flammable materials.

The statement added that the field commander of the Civil Defense confirmed the control of the fire, after about one hour and ten minutes from the start of the extinguishing process, and the start of cooling operations without any injuries or deaths, and then the site was transferred to the competent authorities to finish the investigation.

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