emergencies

Warehouse in Ajman gutted in fire

No casualties reported

18:55 January 9, 2018

Ajman: A fire broke out in a warehouse storing building materials in Ajman’s Al Jurf industrial area on Tuesday afternoon, Brigadier Abdul Aziz Al Shamsi, Director-General of Ajman Civil Defence, said. No casualties were reported.

The warehouse was gutted in the blaze.

Firefighters managed to control the fire and prevented it from spreading and 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.