18 Nov Abu Dhabi Civil Defence Authority stop factory fire
Abu Dhabi Civil Defence Authority teams responded to a factory fire in Musaffah on Thursday morning, which started at 7 am and was quickly controlled.
In a statement online, the Abu Dhabi Civil Defence Authority announced they had successfully dealt with the fire.
“Abu Dhabi Police and Abu Dhabi Civil Defence Authority have successfully controlled a fire in a factory in Musaffah, resulting in no casualties.
Abu Dhabi Police urge the public not to circulate inaccurate information and to obtain information from official sources only.”
Last year, Firefighters in Abu Dhabi responded to around 865 fires within and around Abu Dhabi. The Abu Dhabi Civil Defence Authority responded to 10,753 residential and commercial buildings and centres across the emirate between May and October this year. These included 6,994 places in Abu Dhabi City, 3,494 in Al Ain and 265 in Al Dhafra.
Inspections led to the issuing of 21,271 warnings for buildings that were found non-compliant with fire safety requirements.
Buildings that fail to adhere to fire safety regulations will face fines of up to Dh50,000.
For severe non-compliance issues, the buildings will be temporarily closed until all issues are rectified, at which time they will face further inspection from the Authority. Abu Dhabi is continually monitored by the Abu Dhabi Civil Defence Authority, saving lives and consistently stopping fires.