Residents evacuated as fire breaks out in Fujairah building

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As many as 150 families were evacuated to safety after a fire broke out in their building in Fujairah.

Teams from Fujairah Civil Defence managed to control the fire after being informed about the incident at 10:49 pm on Tuesday.

An investigation has been launched into the incident, with initial reports suggesting the fire started in an apartment kitchen on the seventh floor. 

No casualties have been reported.

It comes after a fire broke out inside a shopping centre in Fujairah early Tuesday. 

Authorities have urged building owners to install fire equipment and follow fire protection regulations to prevent the loss of lives and properties.


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