BREAKING NEWS: Dubai Warehouse on fire; roads closed
A warehouse belonging to Modern Bakery in Al Quoz Industrial 3 caught on fire earlier today.
Modern Bakery is located just behind the Gold and Diamond Park of Sheikh Zayed Road, and in close vicinity of the First Gulf Metro Station.
The fire started at 11.10am, according to the Emirates 24/7 website, and was still burning as of 2.30pm.
Motorists traveling past the area reported heavy traffic on Sheikh Zayed road as a result of the fire. Meanwhile, police barricaded the immediate area around the warehouse, preventing cars from using the adjacent road.