Fire destroys workers’ caravans on Nakheel’s Warsan site in Dubai
Nobody was injured during the Warsan 3 fire, which was reported to Dubai Civil Defence at 7.17pm on Wednesday, 5 July, and brought under control by 8.07pm
A fire has destroyed 10 caravans, which were being used as labour accommodation on Nakheel’s Warsan 3 worksite in Dubai.
The blaze was reported to Dubai Civil Defence (DCD) at 7.17pm on Wednesday, 5 July, 2017, and brought under control by 8.07pm.
No injuries were reported, according to a statement issued on DCD’s Instagram account.
“Dubai Civil Defence managed to control the fire incident, which took place in the Al Warsan 3 area, behind the police workshop,” the statement read.
“The operations room of the General Directorate of Civil Defence received a report of a fire at 7.17pm on Wednesday, 5 July. The fire brigades moved from Port Said and Al Qusais to the scene. At 7.25, it was found that the [fire had spread across] 10 caravans of Nakheel workers’ housing.
“The incident was simple [to deal with,] and there were no injuries. The [fire] was brought under control at 8.07pm,” DCD added.
Brigadier General Rashid Khalifa Al-Buffalasa oversaw the operation to extinguish the blaze.