A preliminary report by the Dubai Civil Defence reveals a restaurant at the Al Warsan 4 neighbourhood in Dubai exploded after a gas leak last night, claiming one life.
Gas leak at Al Warsan 4 restaurant in Dubai
Firefighters from the Nad Al Sheba station rushed to the restaurant at 4:31 am last midnight after someone tipped Dubai Civil Defence about the explosion and fires. The team arrived onto the scene within minutes evacuating the building and contained the blaze. An initial report reveals one person, who was at the eatery, was killed following the blast.
Meanwhile, a paint warehouse in Umm Ramool caught fire yesterday evening with teams from Al Qusais, Rashidiya and Nad Al Sheba descending upon the scene within four minutes and prevented the fires.
Abu Dhabi fires
Yesterday afternoon saw huge fires igniting from a KFC restaurant in Abu Dhabi and ripped through a building. Two residents near the fast-food joint at the time of the blast, were killed after being hit by the blaze’s debris.
A bad day for Dubai’s roads too
Just when you thought the day couldn’t get any worse, Dubai Police reported one motorist died and five sustained injuries after a fatal accident between a sedan and a bus.
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