“Firefighters from Al Quoz fire station arrived within seven minutes. The fire was brought under control in nine minutes without injuries,” a Dubai Civil Defence spokesperson told Gulf News. Well done Civil Defense!

Fire Erupts At Dubai Duty Free Warehouse In Umm Ramool

A massive fire broke out in one of the duty free warehouses in the Umm Ramool area on 10 August. According to a Dubai Civil Defence spokesperson, the fire broke out at the warehouse in Umm Rumol area at 2.02pm.

“Firefighters from Al Rashidiya fire station were dispatched immediately and they controlled the fire at 2.16pm without reports of any injuries,” the spokesperson said.

The fire started off in the issuing yard of the DDF warehouse in Umm Ramool. All Dubai Duty Free employees were evacuated safely. Dubai Civil Defence promptly extinguished the fire and there were no injuries during the incident.