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Fire at Mövenpick Hotel in Dubai brought under control

A fire has been reported at the Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach Dubai, the hotel confirmed on Monday.

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A fire has been reported at the Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach Dubai, the hotel confirmed on Monday.

The fire, the third such incident to be reported in Dubai in the last week, has been brought under control with all guests and staff safely evacuated.

In a statement to HotelierMiddleEast.com, the hotel said: “We can confirm that a minor fire was reported on the second floor of Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach Dubai on August 7, at about 10:00am.

“Our team responded rapidly to the incident and coordinated efforts to ensure the safety of our guests.”

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The hotel added in the statement that police and civil defence were informed and the fire was swiftly brought under control.

All guests and staff members were returned to the hotel within an hour. A Reuters report said several fire engines and an ambulance were deployed at the Movenpick hotel.

READ: Fire reported at Tiger Tower in Dubai Marina

“We cannot provide further details as the cause of this incident is being investigated by the local authorities,” Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach Dubai said.

The incident comes just a day after the Tiger Tower in Dubai Marina was hit by a minor fire and a couple of days after the Torch Tower was set ablaze on 31 July, just blocks away.

 

 

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