VIDEO: Sharjah Civil Defence teams douse fire in vehicle - GulfToday

VIDEO: Sharjah Civil Defence teams douse fire in vehicle


The firefighting teams swung into action to extinguish the blaze.

Mahmoud Mohsen, Staff Reporter

The Civil Defence teams in Sharjah controlled a fire that erupted in a vehicle on Ittihad Road on Wednesday evening. No injuries were reported, an official source confirmed. The Operations Room of the Sharjah Civil Defence received a report on Wednesday evening, stating that a vehicle caught fire on Al Ittihad Road in the direction of Ajman.

Instantly, the firefighting squads, patrols and national ambulances rushed to the location of the fire. The Civil Defence teams dealt with the fire as soon as they reached the scene. They were able to extinguish the fire, which completely gutted the vehicle and caused traffic congestion for vehicles coming from the emirate of Dubai.

The patrols succeeded in easing the congestion and directed traffic to alternative routes until the road could be cleared. The Civil Defence teams were able to control the fire without causing human casualties.

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