24 Feb Fire that broke out in a school bus in UAE brought under control
A fire that broke out in a school bus in UAE has been brought under control by the emergency services.
The Sharjah Civil Defense team fought the blaze from the school bus in Al Taawun area and no injuries were recorded.
A top official at Sharjah Civil Defense told Khaleej Times that the students were evacuated from the bus without any incident, and no one suffered any injuries as a result.
The official confirmed that a fire was reported at the Operations Room of the Civil Defense Department in Sharjah at 2:52pm.
A team was dispatched immediately from the Cooperation Center, and the fire was brought under control within 14 minutes.
The official added the awareness and training provided by Sharjah Civil Defense to drivers and supervisors working in school buses had a significant impact on the process of evacuating students without injuries.