Sharjah skyscraper catches fire

April 28th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS  

Sharjah, April 28 (IANS/WAM) A 40-storey residential building in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Saturday caught fire, but there were no casualties.

Civil defence personnel managed to contain the fire that broke out in Nahda area around 2 a.m. No one was injured in the blaze but residents were evacuated to a nearby park.

However, at least 45 cars were damaged.

Firefighters battled for three hours to control the flames. Forensic investigators later began a probe to determine the cause of the fire.


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