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Smoke billows from the car in Dubai.
Mohammed Yaseen, Staff Reporter
A team from the Dubai Civil Defense brought under control a fire that erupted in a vehicle on Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Road towards Sharjah.
Earlier, the Dubai Civil Defence’s operations room received a report at 10:21am on Monday stating that a fire broke out in a vehicle on Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Road opposite Mirdif City Centre.
As a competent authority and first responder, the Al Qusais Fire and Rescue Station rushed to the scene of the fire and arrived there at 10:27am.
It was found that the reported vehicle was completely gutted but no injuries or deaths were reported.
The competent teams began firefighting operations to bring the fire under control.
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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