Dubai fire fighters bring large warehouse blaze under control

Crews called to building in Al Quoz Industrial Area on Monday afternoon

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Fire fighters in Dubai battled a large blaze at a recycling warehouse for several hours on Monday.

Dubai Civil Defence were called to the scene in Al Quoz Industrial Area 1 at 4.17pm.

Dubai Media Office said crews were "currently working to put out a fire" in a message posted on social media at about 5.20pm on Monday.

"No casualties have been reported so far," Dubai Media Office stated.

Officers are continuing efforts to extinguish the fire and "ensure the safety of everyone at the site," Dubai Media Office said.

Pictures showed flames engulfing the premises as thick smoke fills the sky.

The media office said shortly after 9pm that the fire had been brought under control with cooling operations under way.

Updated: November 14, 2022, 5:46 PM