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

  • A large fire broke out in the National Paints warehouse opposite Al Khail Mall in Al Quoz on Monday evening. P Image Credit: OLIVER CLARKE/ Gulf News
  • A large fire broke out in the National Paints warehouse opposite Al Khail Mall in Al Quoz on Monday evening. P Image Credit: OLIVER CLARKE/ Gulf News
  • A fire broke out in a paint and thinner factory in Al Quoz on Monday night, February 27, 2012, and was still s Image Credit: ZARINA FERNANDES/Gulf News
  • A fire broke out in a paint and thinner factory in Al Quoz on Monday night, February 27, 2012, and was still s Image Credit: ZARINA FERNANDES/Gulf News

Dubai: 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.

The smoke was a result of burning oils and paints.

Dubai Civil Defence said the fire was first reported at 5:35pm on Monday and was controlled by 7:22pm with the cooperation of fire fighters from Karama, Barsha and Qusais stations.

The cause of the fire had not been identified yet.

Details to come.

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