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Fire in UAE at under-construction Sharjah tower

The under-construction high rise in Al Khan suffered damage on three floors from the incident on Thursday night

A fire in Sharjah damaged up to three floors of an under-construction high rise. [Image Courtesy: Al Khaleej]
A fire in Sharjah damaged up to three floors of an under-construction high rise. [Image Courtesy: Al Khaleej]

An under-construction high rise in the UAE's Sharjah emirate caught fire on Thursday, 13 August, 2015. 

The fire broke out at night in Sharjah's Al Khan area. 

Local dailies Gulf Today and Al Khaleej reported the fire damaged the 21st and 22nd floors, and parts of the 20th floor, of the building. 

No casualties or injuries were reported. 

A source from Sharjah Civil Defence reportedly said that firefighters prevented the blaze from spreading to neighbouring buildings. 

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