"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.
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 National Command and Operation Centre also announced a "Stay Home, Stay Safe" strategy from May 8 to May 16, aimed at controlling the movement of people, including during the Eid Al Fitr holidays.
The Civil Defence teams in Dubai brought under control a fire that broke out in a ceramics warehouse in Umm Al Ramool. No injured people were reported.
The teams evacuated the building and started fighting the fire. This continued till 9:40am when the fire was reportedly brought under control.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid ordered the promotion of Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, DG of GDRFA, Rashid Thani Al Matroushi, DG of Dubai Civil Defence, and Talal Humaid Balhoul Al Falasi, DG of Dubai Security, to the rank of Lieutenant General.
The official account of the Dubai Government Media Office announced, on Monday, that the civil defense teams put out a fire that broke out at an oil waste disposal site in the Jebel Ali Industrial Area, located far from factories in the zone.