Fire destroys factory and warehouse in Sharjah

It took 90 minutes to bring the fire under control, by which time the factory, warehouse and all the contents had been destroyed.

A shoe factory and a wood warehouse in Sharjah's 3rd Industrial Zone caught fire on May 7, 2014. It was the second fire in the area this week. Courtesy Al Ittihad
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A shoe factory and a warehouse were destroyed in a fire in Sharjah’s Third Industrial Zone on Wednesday.

Fire fighters from centres in Semnan, Mweylih and Saaja attended the scene, alongside civil defence teams from Sharjah, Dubai and Ajman.

It took them 90 minutes to completely control the blaze, by which time the factory, warehouse and all the contents had been destroyed.

No one was hurt in the incident.

This was the second fire in the area this week, following a blaze at a carwash that engulfed a pile of tyres.

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