Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 27 October 2020

Patients moved to safety after fire breaks out in Dubai hospital

Firefighters brought minor blaze under control in minutes

A minor fire broke out in a Dubai hospital on Monday night. Courtesy: Dubai Civil Defence
A minor fire broke out in a Dubai hospital on Monday night. Courtesy: Dubai Civil Defence

Patients were taken from a Dubai hospital after a fire started in one of its electricity rooms.

Firefighters controlled the minor blaze at Aster hospital in Al Mankhool area within 10 minutes, said Dubai Civil Defence.

The alarm was raised at 8.27pm on Monday and no casualties were reported.

"The evacuation was made as a precautionary measure to ensure everyone was safe," said a representative of Dubai Civil Defence.

Updated: September 28, 2020 10:11 PM