Fire destroys towers in Ajman

A huge fire has destroyed at least three towers in the Ajman One residential district. Towers 6 to 8 caught fire, and authorities are now investigating the cause of the fire.

Brigadier Shaikh Sultan Bin Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of Ajman Police, said five people sustained minor injuries and they were treated at the site and a pregnant woman was taken

Several units battled the huge blaze well into the night. Flames were seen raging and the area was cordoned off leading to huge traffic jam Ajman and Sharjah. Fire fighters were busy putting out the fire until late into the night.

Many tenants were forced to sleep with friends or on the streets and feared they had lost everything and some had no fire insurance cover.

Municipality teams were cleaning up the debris with bulldozers and brooms. Two cars lay damaged below the tower while tenants stood watching their gutted homes.

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