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Fire in Abu Dhabi residential building put out

Authorities evacuated the 13-storey building when fire broke out late on Wednesday evening

  • Firefighters of the Abu Dhabi Civil Defence put out a blaze in a residential building in Abu Dhabi.Image Credit: Abu Dhabi Civil Defence
  • Firefighters of the Abu Dhabi Civil Defence put out a blaze in a residential building in Abu Dhabi.Image Credit: Abu Dhabi Civil Defence
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Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Civil Defence firefighters put out a blaze in a residential building in downtown Abu Dhabi on Wednesday night.

No injuries were reported, the Abu Dhabi Police said on Thursday.

Police rescue teams evacuated the 13-storey building, after the central operations room received a call about the fire on the building’s seventh floor at 9.30pm on Wednesday. The cause of the fire is still unknown; police are investigating the incident.

Brigadier General Mohammad Mayouf Al Ketbi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Civil Defence, stressed that all residential and commercial buildings should adhere to the fire safety regulations and be equipped with sufficient fire extinguishers.

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