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Civil Defence officials at the accident site.
Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter
A huge fire erupted in a warehouse in Al Quoz Industrial Area 3 on Monday and was successfully contained by civil team.
No casualties were reported.
Civil defence teams received information at 1:17pm that a fire broke out in a warehouse containing plastic and paper materials.
Civil teams, police patrols and ambulances reached the scene within 5 minutes, and the fire was put out by 2:15pm in a record time.
Further investigations are taking place to identify the reasons behind the fire.
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