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Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum Airport have trained those on the frontline for its state-of-the-art emergency services training programme, including fire services training. The training has been delivered to develop a world-class Emirati firefighting team trained to the highest industry and professional standards and...

Dubai Civil Defence has a new method for tackling high-rise fires; drones. State news agency Wam reported that the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) allows the use of drones for backup and support. As a result, Civil Defence in Dubai are able to deploy drones for tackling...

Guests at a luxury Dubai hotel have been forced to evacuate after a fire broke out on Wednesday 27th April. Several engines and police cars attended the scene at the five-star Swissôtel Al Murooj hotel in downtown Dubai as dozens of people huddled outside. No injuries...

A fire that blazed through several caravans and trees in Dubai has been brought under control by the Dubai Civil Defence. The fire broke out on Wednesday 13th April in the Al Jaddaf area around 11.45pm. Firefighting teams were immediately dispatched from Al Karama and Al Rashidiya...

Dubai Police's iftar cannons which fire each day during ramadan are to operate from 11 different locations during the holy month. The cannons fire a single shot at sunset and will operate from five fixed positions this year; at Atlantis the Palm, Burj Khalifa, Al Seef, Al...

Dubai Maritime City (DMC) has announced they will invest $38.1million into an infrastructure development project. The project will cement DMC’s position as a multi-purpose maritime hub, and further strengthen Dubai’s status as a global maritime centre. Part of the ongoing work will include developing networks for...

Reports from the Dubai Civil Defence team have confirmed they attended and suppressed a car fire within minutes of receiving the emergency call. The firefighters were called to the Dubai Design Districts after reports of a car on fire at 12:53pm on Thursday 24th February. Firefighters...

A fire that broke out in a Dubai warehouse has been brought under control by authorities. The fire started in a warehouse in Al Khabaisi area in Dubai. No casualties were reported. According to Dubai Civil Defence, the warehouse contained construction materials. A spokesperson said: "The fire...

Electric cables have caused a fire in an industrial area in Jebel Ali, but has been brought under control by firefighters. The Government of Dubai Media Office said the fire originated from an electric cable. No injuries have been reported. Dubai residents near to the fire reportedly...

Dubai Municipality has reminded residents about the importance of safety when barbecuing, in an attempt to prevent fire accidents. The civic body issued guidance and stressed the importance of safety whilst barbecuing via their official Twitter account. The government body said: "Spend a wonderful and cozy winter...

The Intersec Expo is nearly ready to open its doors and welcome over 6,000 brands and products to the Dubai World Trade Centre. The Expo runs from 16th to 18th January 2022, and will welcome participants from 120 countries, including personnel from government, industry leaders and...

Work to upgrade Media City’s Al Thuraya Tower is on-track to meet its target – with 49% completion of the initial phase of fit-out work. The work is on target to meet its scheduled finish date of the end of the year. The work includes upgrades...