UAE | Emergencies
Al Quoz paint and thinner factory goes up in smoke
A fire that broke out in a paint and thinner factory in Quoz Industrial Area Monday night took two hours to control but smoke could still be seen billowing from the site around the area Tuesday morning
- By Dina Aboul Hosn, Staff Reporter
- Published: 11:02 February 28, 2012
- A large fire broke out in the National Paints warehouse opposite Al Khail Mall in Al Quoz on Monday evening. Police Civil Defence Firefighters, Ambulances and Paramedics were on the scene. A large crowd of onlookers gathered to watch, there were no immediate reports of injuries according to a Paramedic. The control room received a call about the fire at around 5.25 PM. Plumes of acrid back smoke filled the air and the surrounding area.
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