Strong winds carried flames to two nearby buildings

Fire successfully put out in Ajman's Al Nakheel area

AJMAN 10 August 2017: Firefighters from the Ajman Civil Defence Department put out a fire – helped by string winds – that broke out on Tuesday in a place containing miscellaneous waste in Al Nakheel area of Ajman.

Major Marwan Yousif Al Shamsi, Duty Officer at the Department, said they received a call at 9:44 (local time) in the morning about a waste fire in the Al Nakheel area.

“Teams from three civil defence stations responded immediately. Strong winds carried the flames to two nearby buildings, but the teams successfully contained and put out the fire. No injuries were reported,” he added.

By Sheena Amos