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A combo image shows the under construction building on fire.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The topmost part of an under construction building in Al Qassimiya area of Sharjah, went up in flames on Sunday evening.
Civil Defense team members from Al-Mina, Al-Hamriyah and Samnan arrived at the venue on time to curb the fire.
A Sharjah resident, Jahir Hussain shared the video with Gulf Today.
The building that is still under construction consists of 15 residential floors.
Walls of the building could be seen chipping off due to the fire.
Buildings adjacent to the place of the fire have been evacuated and residents are called upon to avoid that route.
The Civil Defense team have the fire under control despite difficulties in getting to the top floor.
Several fire engines were trying to douse the flame.
A quick thinking school bus driver notified the police about the fire.
Sharjah Civil Defense teams were dispatched to the site.
The Pakistani family of two women, aged 36 and 28, along with three children, all nine years old, were transferred to the nearest hospital to receive treatment after inhaling smoke from the fire.
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