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Firefighters douse the blaze at the residential building in Dubai.
A fire broke out at a residential building near Dubai’s Lamcy Plaza on Thursday evening.
Dubai Civil Defence rushed to the site in record time and took control of the situation.
The Official Twitter Feed of The Government of Dubai Media Office said, “Dubai Civil Defence put out a fire that broke out in a residential building behind Lamcy Plaza.”
A fireman aims his hosepipe towards the blaze.
All residents of the building were evacuated to safety.
Authorities, at the site, were securing the perimeter.
A video showed Dubai Civil Defence teams rescue a family as part of the evacuation of the building behind Lamcy Plaza. Teams successfully secured the site and recued everyone by 11:19pm on Thursday.
A forensic team will investigate the cause of the blaze after the cooling process.
Residents have been urged to regularly maintain electrical systems and keep all inflammable items in safe places.
Dubai Civil Defence teams put out a massive fire that broke out in two warehouses in Ras Al Khor Industrial Area on Sunday. There were no reports of any casualties.
According to an official source at the Civil Defence, the firefighting teams were rushed from the Rashidiya station to the location where the fire erupted when the operations room was alerted about it at exactly 8.50am on Saturday.
Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed also visited the site along with officials to assess the situation.
The teams evacuated the building and started fighting the fire. This continued till 9:40am when the fire was reportedly brought under control.
Colonel Ali Al Kai Al Hammoudi, Director of the Eastern Region Police Department, stated that the traffic patrols and the national ambulance instantly moved to the place of the accident. The child was transferred to Khorfakkan Hospital to receive the medical treatment.
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The city's fire department tweeted that three bodies had been found under the rubble."Despite this terrible toll, the rescue work continues unabated until we are also able to free the two remaining missing