VIDEO: Yacht goes up in flames in Dubai Marina
A blaze that gutted a yacht in Dubai Marina on Tuesday afternoon was quickly doused by the Dubai Civil Defence, according to the Khaleej Times.
The operations room of the Dubai Civil Defence received information at 2:30pm that a small yacht had gone up in flames.
Firefighters from Al Marafa responded and managed to prevent the blaze from spreading to other boats.
Shocking scenes in Dubai Marina today.
A fire broke out on a small boat. Dubai Civil Defence arrived at the scene and controlled the small blaze. This post will be updated if more information is shared. via IG @hasaan.ab pic.twitter.com/GvkhA20Q7h— Lovin Dubai (@lovindubai) March 26, 2019
The team brought the fire under control at 3:12pm.
Mahomood Hamed, spokesperson of the Dubai Civil Defence, said that no one was injured in the incident and the boat was removed from the location after the fire was put out.
The Dubai Civil Defence has started a probe to ascertain the cause of the fire.