Massive Fire Breaks Out At Ajman Market In UAE

A day after Lebanese Beirut explosion, major fire engulfed the fruits and vegetable market in Ajman’s industrial area of UAE with no casualties.

Jessica David

August 6, 2020

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On Wednesday evening (August 5), a large fire broke out at a market in the emirate of Ajman in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the national newspaper reported. Local officials could not immediately be reached for comment and confrontation. A day after the catastrophic explosion rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut, reports of a major fire are now coming to light from Ajman in the UAE. A massive fire engulfed the fruits and vegetable market in Ajman’s new industrial area at around 6.30 p.m. Fire engines have been rushed to spot and civil defence teams have diverted traffic until the blaze can be brought under control.

According to sources, Ajman firefighters have cordoned off the site and used water and foam in extinguishing the blaze which has broken out in many shops therein. Four civil defence centres are involved in fighting the big inferno. The fire reportedly broke out in the emirate’s new industrial area in the northeast of UAE. No casualties have been reported so far as the Ajman Civil Defence took the fire under control at about 9 p.m. Crews from Dubai, Sharjah and Umm Al Quwain were assisting local emergency services.

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