Fire destroys warehouse and several cars in Sharjah

A major fire destroyed a stationery warehouse in Sharjah’s industrial area on Wednesday night, police have confirmed.
A major fire destroyed a stationery warehouse in Sharjah’s industrial area on Wednesday night, police have confirmed.
A major fire destroyed a stationery warehouse in Sharjah’s industrial area on Wednesday night, police have confirmed.

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A major fire destroyed a stationery warehouse in Sharjah’s industrial area on Wednesday night, said lieutenant colonel Sami Khamis Al Naqabi, director general of Sharjah Civil Defence.

Lt Colonel Al Naqabi said the fire broke out at 9.18pm in Industrial Area 18, according to reports by Gulf News.

“We immediately took the necessary precautions to contain the fire from spreading. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. There were no reports of casualties,” he is quoted as saying.

In another incident, four cars were damaged in a fire that broke out in Muwailh area behind Al Thiqa club for the handicapped.

The fire started after midnight on Wednesday. The burnt cars were sent to a forensic laboratory to determine the cause of the fire.

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