Major fire breaks out in Deira
Major fire breaks out in Deira

Major fire breaks out in Deira

A major fire has broken out in Dubai’s Deira district sending plumes of smoke across Dubai’s old town.

The fire behind the Kabayel shopping centre on Abu Baker Al Siddique Road in Muraqqabat, Deira was reported to have started at 1 pm.

Emergency services were quick to respond and are on the scene. And thankfully there are no reports of casualties at this time.

Sheikh Mohammed praises Dubai ‘heroes’ who caught cat falling 30ft from balcony

Not all heroes wear capes as two Dubai men caught a pregnant cat that fell from a balcony onto the street below.

And Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President, took to Twitter to praise the men and Re-Tweet the heart-stopping video.

The Dubai ruler said he was ‘Proud and happy to see such acts of kindness in our beautiful city. Whoever identifies these unsung heroes, please help us thank them.’

Check out the impressive catch below!

So if you do know these men, please help them get in touch with Sheikh Mohammed!

The cat-saving action took place in the Murar area of Deira, Dubai. The video has been Re-Tweeted thousands of times and already clocked up over 130,000 vies.

And you’ll be pleased to know the cat is alive and well as this video shows.

We do love a happy ending!