Concerted effort to control warehouse fire
AJMAN: FIFTY ive ire ighters From Ajman Civil Defence in coordination with ire ighters From DUBAI, SHARJAH and Umm Al Quwain participated in controlling a massive blaze that engulfed four furniture warehouses on Monday evening at around 8pm. The warehouses are located at Al Jarf area .
Brigadier Abdel Aziz Ali Shamsi, General Director of the Ajman Civil DeFENSE SAID THE ire was SPREADING rapidly DUE to THE numerous lammable Items in the warehouses. However, no injuries were reported as Ajman Police and the civil defence immediately vacated the warehouses As soon As THE ire Erupted and thick smoke started billowing. The SCENE was Cordoned OFF to stop THE ire from spreading to the neighbouring warehouses. Police also closed some roads to Ensure smooth Arrival of ire brigade vehicles.
A HUGE inancial loss was REGISTERED considering that the whole contents of the warehouses were burnt. The extinguishing and cooling process was undertaken using 800,000 litres of water and 6,500 litres of foam. On completing the extinguishing process, the police was handed the scene to launch a probe into THE main CAUSE of THE ire.