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A large fire that broke out at an oil factory in the UAE city of Ras Al Khaimah has been brought under control by emergency services. Fire teams from Ras Al Khaimah Civil Defence attended the scene alongside police to tackle the blaze on Saturday 19...

A shopping hotspot in Dubai was evacuated after a fire broke out needing urgent emergency attention. The Dubai Festival City Mall saw a blaze begin in its operations room at 7.28pm. Firefighters arrived at the scene in six minutes and set to work on combatting...

The Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA) has signed a strategic agreement with Naffco KSA, a leading Middle East-based manufacturer of firefighting products, to help boost Diriyah’s firefighting structure and identify fire hazards quicker. The agreement will build a framework for both sides to work together and enhance...

du, part of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), and Injazat have teamed up to make UAE one of the safest countries in the world. The move sees the companies use Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT platform for the Ministry of Interior’s ‘Hassantuk’ Fire and Life Safety systems in...

FireOut, a firefighting system designed by five engineering students from Heriot-Watt University to control wildfires in regions suffering from recurring outbreaks, has won the 2022 National James Dyson Award. The students – Tasneem Nawar, Deenah Sabaahat, Eman Rashid, Zahid Rehman and Zahrah Tungekar – spotlighted areas...

Dubai Police and UAE officials have warned against leaving flammable materials inside cars as during the hot summer months it can increase the risk of fires. Dubai Police described how during the summer months, an increase in car fire incidents can happen due to a variety...

Dubai's emergency services have issued a warning to motorists not to leave e-cigarettes in cars, which could start fires. The warning comes as fire chiefs are concerned that leaving e-cigarettes and vaping devices in a vehicle could lead to a fire as temperatures rise in summer. Smoking...

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 new digital system to assess whether a building could deal with a fire has been launched in the UAE. The Abu Dhabi Civil Defence Department has launched a new integrated electronic field survey system that will help monitor and determine if a building is adequately...

Flash floods have caused destruction across parts of the Middle East after days of heavy rain, and have affected thousands of people across Oman, Iran, Kuwait, Pakistan and Afghanistan. The heavy rainfall began from the beginning of the year, with further heavy rain across the 1st...

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