Fire contained at Jumeirah construction site in Dubai

Firefighting teams from three stations were dispatched to extinguish the blaze, with Dubai Civil Defence's director-general on site to oversee the containment operation

Three fire extinguishing teams put out a blaze that started at a construction site in Jumeirah on 20 August, 2017 [image: Twitter/Dubai Media Office].
Three fire extinguishing teams put out a blaze that started at a construction site in Jumeirah on 20 August, 2017 [image: Twitter/Dubai Media Office].

A fire broke out at a construction site in Dubai's Jumeirah neighbourhood on Sunday, 20 August, 2017. 

Firefighting teams from three stations were dispatched to extinguish the blaze.

#Dubai Civil Defense puts out a small fire at a construction site in Jumeirah. No injuries were reported pic.twitter.com/ig4l3Xz4Du

— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) August 20, 2017

Jumeirah Street was partially cordoned off, with traffic diverted to Al Athaar Street, with Al Uroba Street completely closed.

In a series of tweets, Dubai Media Office stated that the fire had not spread to nearby buildings, and that no injuries were reported from the incident. 

Maj Gen Rashid Al Matrooshi, director-general of Dubai Civil Defence, visited the site to oversee the fire containment operation. 

Major General Rashid Al Matrooshi,Director General of Dubai Civil Defence,is on site to supervise & follow up on the containment of the fire pic.twitter.com/aKWv9fqNCo

— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) August 20, 2017

 

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