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Fire erupts at warehouse for auto spare parts in Sharjah industrial area

Fire erupts at warehouse for auto spare parts in Sharjah industrial area

Sharjah: A fire broke out at a warehouse for auto spare parts in Industrial Area Six in Sharjah on Saturday afternoon. No injuries were reported, according to Civil Defence teams.

Motorists travelling towards Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman reported seeing thick black plumes of smoke billowing from the gutted warehouse.

Colonel Sami Khamis Al Naqbi, director general of Sharjah Civil Defence, said that they received a call at 4.06pm and immediately sent firefighters to the scene. Police have cordoned off the area to allow Civil Defence to bring the fire under control quickly, but it was not immediately clear what triggered the blaze.

Firefighters are working to control the blaze.