A major fire broke out in a perfume factory in the Sharjah industrial area on Wednesday morning.

No one was injured in the blaze, which started at about 8.33am, but the factory was destroyed, major Hani Al Dahmani, director of Media and Public Relation Department at Sharjah Civil Defence ,told Gulf News.

The building and surrounding areas were evacuated, with dozens of workers being safely removed.

Firefighters from Mina, Muweilah and Samnan are working to extinguish the blaze.