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After Beirut, Massive fire breaks out in UAE’s Ajman Market- Watch Video

A massive fire broke out in UAE's Ajman Market on Wednesday at 6:30 pm. Civil defense teams have been successful in dousing off the fire, which is some 50 km away from Dubai.

A massive fire broke out in UAE’s Ajman market area on Wednesday evening. Several defense teams and firefighters were seen rushing towards the area. According to the emirates police force, the fire has been successfully doused off. No casualties were reported so far.

According to reports, the massive fire started at 6:30 pm in the new industrial area of Ajman. The place is approximately 50 km away from Dubai. Several fire fighting engines were seen rushing towards the spot in under three minutes. The fire took almost 3 hours to doze off. Cooling operations around the area is still underway.

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Video of thick black fumes plummeting from the market area went viral on social media. The incident comes just days after the disastrous explosion in Lebanon’s capital Beirut. The explosion in Lebanon raised shockwaves across 150 miles from Beirut, killing more than 100 and injuring over 3,000 people. According to the local government, the massive blast has caused damage amounting to $5 billion and left around 3,00,000 people homeless in the city.

Some social media users shared disturbing videos of the Ajman fire which is some distance away from mainland Dubai. The images and videos are chilling after the incident in Lebanon’s capital Beirut.

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Khaleej Times reported, “Ajman firefighters have cordoned off the site and used water and foam in extinguishing the blazes which have broken out in many shops therein. Four civil defense centers are involved in fighting the big inferno,” it added.

Parts of the market which had been closed for four months due to coronavirus precautions collapsed and were completely burned, Sheikh Sultan bin Abdullah al-Nuaimi said in a statement carried by state news agency WAM.

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