Residents Safely Evacuated During Fire in the Dubai Marina Zen Tower
A major fire broke out in the Zen Tower at Dubai Marina at around 11 am (0900 GMT) on Sunday 13th May.
Spectacular footage of the blaze was quickly shared on Social Media showing Firefighters from Dubai Civil Defence dealing with the incident.
Fire alarms and an orderly evacuation led to all residents leaving the building with no reported injuries.
Director of Dubai Civil Defence, Major General Rashid Thani Al Matroushi, said firefighters were at the site of the fire within six minutes of the incident.
Crews from five of the city’s fire stations attended the fire which occurred during a sandstorm affecting Dubai.
Local residents provided refreshments for the crews who brought the fire under control.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Further details can be found at www.aljazeera.com/news
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