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The Civil Defence teams brought the villa's blaze under control.
Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter
A villa has caught fire on Wednesday morning in Jumeirah, Dubai, resulting in no casualties.
"The fire was reported at 11:28am, and a team from the Emirates Martyrs Station was immediately dispatched to the scene to help control the blazes,” a Civil Defence source revealed.
The Dubai Civil Defence teams managed to get to the scene within a record time of six minutes, and instantly began the necessary extinguishing procedures to put out the fire.
Apparently, the fire caught an attached part of the villa and no casualties has been reported.
The Civil Defence teams successfully controlled the fire within 13 minutes only, and ignition source is still being investigated by the police teams.
Twelve fire trucks were dispatched to extinguish the huge blaze as smoke billowed over the area, with the cause not immediately clear. The state prosecutor has tasked a team with investigating the fire, the sources said.
Lieutenant Colonel Ahmed Salem Bin Shaqwi, Acting Director of Umm Al Quwain Civil Defence Department, said the firefighting teams were able to extinguish the fire and bring it under control without any casualties being reported.
The firefighting and rescue team immediately proceeded with the evacuation operations, followed by the extinguishing, which was completed in 14 minutes, with no injuries or deaths.
The source added that the Civil Defence teams reached the scene within 5 minutes, followed by another team from the Rashidiya Support Centre where it was found that the fire broke out in a number of vehicles.
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