Massive fire at Dubai plastic warehouse extinguished
Dubai: The Dubai Media Office posted an update on the massive fire that broke out in a warehouse in Jebel Ali on Friday.
The Dubai Media Office posted an update on the massive fire that broke out in a warehouse in Jebel Ali on Friday.
In another tweet, the Dubai Media office had alluded to teams being called in from three Civil Defence departments: Jebel Ali, Dubai Investment Parks, and Dubai Parks, in addition to other firefighting equipment, to battle the blaze.
The teams were led by Brigadier Rashid Khalifa Al Falasi, Assistant Director-General for Fire and Rescue Affairs.
The Dubai Civil Defence had been battling a fire that razed a factory for recycling plastic products. The fire was contained and did not spread to nearby factories.
On google maps, the road had been closed due to the ongoing cooling operations for the blaze
No casualties were reported.
The Dubai Civil Defence department also said on their official twitter handle that a fire had razed the the warehouse “Just Right” at 9.21am. Teams arrived at the area 10 minutes after the fire began. The fire started in an area where wood products and cartons are stored.
Cooling operations had commenced and were fully commenced as of 2.10pm.
Dubai Police had originally tweeted on their official handle that the fire was near roundabout 7.
Other residents who spotted the fire had posted photos on their social media accounts: