House evacuated after blaze in Umm Al Quwain

Emergency services called into action to tackle fire

Fire crews contained a blaze at a home in Umm Al Quwain. Courtesy UAQ Civil Defence
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A home in Umm Al Quwain was evacuated after a fire broke out on Sunday.

Fire crews and paramedics were called to the Al Hamra 1 district of the emirate at about 10.15am on Sunday.

The occupants were forced to flee the property while crews successfully brought the blaze under control.

The fire caused significant damage to the interior of the house.

No casualties were reported after the fire, the cause of which has not been revealed.