A fire broke out in the issuing yard of the Dubai Duty Free warehouse on Monday, which was eventually put out by The Dubai Civil Defense teams.
Dubai Duty Free in a statement later confirmed that a fire had started in the issuing yard of the Dubai Duty Free warehouse in Umm Ramool. It took place around 2:00 pm and all their employees were safely evacuated in a timely manner.
Dubai Civil Defense Teams On The Scene
The Dubai Civil Defence teams were reportedly quick to respond and extinguished the fire within minutes. No injuries during the incident were reported according to the statement.
Dubai Duty Free also thanked the emergency services for their swift action.
“The Dubai Civil Defense were quickly on the scene and extinguished the fire within minutes. There were no injuries during the incident,” it added in the statement.
A forensic team will investigate the cause of the fire and the authorities have urged business owner and residents to conduct the necessary checks to ensure all electrical systems are working properly.
It is not clear what products were stored and destroyed in the gutted warehouse but thankfully, nobody was seriously injured!