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Fire breaks out near Dubai Metro station in Deira

Dubai Civil Defence said no injuries have been reported and the fire has now been contained

Fire breaks out near Dubai Metro station in Deira
Dubai Civil Defence teams at the site of an operation to extinguish a blaze that spread from 3 vehicles to a warehouse near the Abu Baker Al Siddique metro station. Image: Dubai Media Office.

Dubai Civil Defence has managed to contain a fire that broke out near Abu Baker Al Siddique metro station, in Deira.

The fire started at 12.25pm, according to Dubai Civil Defence, who said and fire fighters from Port Saeed, Al Hamriya and Rashidiya attended the scene to deal with the incident.

Dubai Civil Defence said no injuries have been reported and that it has now been extinguished. Cooling operations are underway, it added. 

The cause of the blaze stemmed from three vehicles that caught fire and spread to a nearby warehouse. Dubai Police said that the warehouse appeared to be storing gas canisters.

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