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Dubai Civil Defence denies Sky Gardens fire rumour

DIFC tower evacuated 'due to smoke coming from sauna room'

Dubai Civil Defence denies Sky Gardens fire rumour

Dubai’s Civil Defense department refuted reports by social media users that a fire broke out on Saturday night at DIFC’s Sky Gardens.

A series of tweets sent by Dubai Media Office clarified that the building was evacuated due to smoke coming from the sauna room.

“Tenants were allowed to return to their flats, after extracting the smoke coming from the sauna room and ensuring the safety of the building” a follow up tweet stated.

Some residents who had been evacuated had speculated that a fire had broken out

Tenants were allowed to return to their apartments following a safety check of the building by fire fighters.