Man injured in Abu Dhabi fire

A man was hospitalised today after a minor fire broke out on the corner of Delma and Muroor streets in Abu Dhabi.

United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi - November 29, 2010:  Junaid Jan, a carpenter on a nearby construction site, uses a hose to put out a small fire near a trailer where at least one person was severely burned.  (Galen Clarke/The National)
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A man was hospitalised today after a minor fire broke out on the corner of Delma and Muroor streets in Abu Dhabi. Jamil Nazar was taken to hospital and treated for burns.

A lit cigarette is thought to have started the fire although officials have yet to confirm the cause.

The fire, which started at around 2pm this afternoon was quickly put out by Junaid Jan, a carpenter who was working across the road.