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Qatar's Civil Defense has fought and controlled a blaze that broke out in Lusail. The fire began in an under construction building at the Cresecent Tower but was quickly controlled by the authorities. No casualties or injuries happened at the scene. The Civil Defense was praised by Qatar's...

New data from Chubb Fire and Security has identified the importance of portable fire extinguishers, which are used to douse and stop 93% of fires. The 2021 survey, titled the Fire Extinguisher Use Survey, has brought together technicians from companies in the four main trade associations...

The wildfire that has engulfed parts of USA's New Mexico is continuing to grow. The fire, which is the largest in the US, has been spreading spreading towards mountain resort towns in northern New Mexico, prompting officials to issue another set of warnings for more people...

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...

UAE authorities are currently investigating the cause of a fire, which broke out in an Abu Dhabi warehouse on Monday 11th April. Abu Dhabi Police and Abu Dhabi Civil Defence teams both attended the scene in the Musaffah Industrial Area, and brought the blaze under control....

At least 14 people have been injured after a huge blaze broke out in Kuwait's Mubarakiya market. The shopping district is home to many retail businesses, many of which have been affected by the fire. Five firefighting teams attended the scene, battling to put out flames which...

A fire has broken out at an under-construction new terminal at Kuwait International Airport, causing damage but no casualties. The flames began on Monday 28th March and firefighters struggled to control the flames for hours in Kuwait City. Interior Ministry spokesman Tawheed al-Kandari told The Associated Press that...

A fire in the city of Ajman has destroyed ten diesel trucks. No casualties have been reported from the incident, and authorities were able to control the blaze in under an hour. According to the Ajman Police, the fire broke out in Al Jurf Industrial Area....

A fire at an oil facility in Saudi Arabia on 11th March is believed to be as a result of a drone attack. Saudi Arabia's Energy Ministry says an unmanned aerial aircraft struck and subsequently ignited a fire at an oil facility in the capital of Riyadh....

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...

Residents were quickly evacuated from the 16 storey Falcon Tower located in the Rigga area of Deira after a fire broke out on the 14th floor. The fire was put out in under an hour and no injuries were reported. The Dubai Civil Defence said,...

The IRIS Kharg, an oil replenishment ship in the Iranian Navy has sunk in the Gulf of Oman, following a devastating fire which started during a training exercise. Firefighters tackled the blaze for over 20 hours but were unable to save the vessel. The crew were...

On June 6th the Dubai Civil Defence reported a fire in a warehouse that stores flammable chemicals in Dubai’s Al Quoz industrial area. Photos and videos showed thick black smoke rising over Al Quoz. The fire was reported at 11.09am on June 6th but firefighters acted fast...

Firefighters are dying of cancer. Exposure to carcinogens is the main culprit behind the high rates of cancer among firefighters. Doff ‘n DECON™, a new turnout gear cleaner and decontaminate from the family of Intelagard decontamination products, may provide additional exposure protection. The formula neutralizes...

An explosion on a fuel tanker on its way from Iran into Afghanistan’s Herat Province through the Islam Qala border crossing sparked a massive fire which was too fierce for the firefighters called to the scene from both countries. The flames spread so fast that it...