VIDEO: Sharjah Civil Defence douses fire in a wood factory - GulfToday

VIDEO: Sharjah Civil Defence douses fire in a wood factory


Thick black smoke billows from the site of the fire.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter 

A massive fire broke out in a timber factory in Sharjah on Monday morning.

Sharjah Civil Defense teams and Police rushed to the site of the fire.

The Civil Defence teams used state-of-the-art equipment to douse the flames.

The civil defence team received an information at 10:15am about a fire at a wood factory.

The factory was located at Industrial Zone 13.

The police have cordoned off the area and evacuated nearby factories.

The swift action by the civil defense teams brought the fire under control. 

A forensic team is at the site to investigate the cause of the fire.

Last week, the Sharjah Civil Defence teams brought under control a fire that broke out in a site that contained scrap cars on. No casualties were reported.

Civil defence and national ambulance vehicles rushed to the scene of the fire to find that the fire erupted in a number of scrap cars.

The teams did their utmost to put out the fire and prevent it from spreading.

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