Fire crews tackle blaze in Dubai Marina hotel resort

Owner Al Habtoor thanks fire service after accident on property

A general view of the Habtoor Grand Resort in Dubai. Reuters
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Fire crews tackled a blaze at a hotel resort in Dubai Marina on Wednesday that sent smoke billowing over the area.

The incident happened at an outbuilding in the Habtoor Grand Resort, according to the hotel's owner, Khalaf Al Habtoor.

No injuries were reported.

"Today there was a minor fire in a building under demolition near Habtoor Grand Resort. Within minutes, firefighters arrived and controlled the fire,” the founder of the Al Habtoor Group said on social media.

“The fire was contained quickly without injuries.”

“They came quickly. We owe them a lot,” he added.

The National has contacted Civil Defence for comment.

Updated: September 20, 2023, 1:54 PM