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Firefighters rescue 22 from labour camp fire in Ras Al Khaimah

Water, foam, and special machines were reportedly used to put out the fire, which caused no injuries

A labour camp fire was put out in Ras Al Khaimah.
A labour camp fire was put out in Ras Al Khaimah.

Firefighters reportedly rescued as many as 22 workers from a labour camp in Al Uraibi, Ras Al Khaimah, during which no injuries were caused following an immediate evacuation.

Ras Al Khaimah Police’s central operations room dispatched firefighters and rescue teams to the scene on being alerted of the fire.

The site was cordoned off to prevent the flames from spreading to nearby camps.

Water and foam were used to put out the fire, and special machines were used to suck upk smoke.

“The blaze damaged an air conditioner and some other belongings at the camp, which was gutted,” local daily Khaleej Times reported. 

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