Ajman: A fire broke out in a building-materials warehouse in Al Jurf industrial area in Ajman on Tuesday afternoon, said Brigadier Abdul Aziz Al Shamisi, Director General of Ajman Civil Defence. No casualties were reported. The warehouse was gutted in the blaze.
Firefighters managed to control the fire in record time and prevented it from spreading. A rescue team evacuated nearby buildings.
Police blocked all roads leading to the warehouse, allowing firefighters and ambulance personnel to reach the area quicker, he said.
The site will be handed over to forensic experts after cooling operations are complete. Forensic experts will be visiting the site to determine the cause of the fire.