Dubai: A fire broke out in a vehicle on Al Ittihad Road causing major traffic jams on the road in the early morning, Dubai Civil Defense confirmed.

The fire started at 7:20am in a car opposite to Al Qiyadah Metro Station near Dubai Police Headquarters.

Firefighters extinguished the fire in minutes and no one was injured in the incident, said officials.

However, the fire has caused huge traffic jams on the road, especially because it is the first day of the new school year for most of the schools in the UAE.