Ajman Souq fire brought under control, no casualties reported

Ajman: A massive fire, which broke out in Ajman Souq, had been brought under control and no casualties have been reported, according to Major General Shaikh Sultan bin Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of the Ajman Police.

The Souq has been closed for four months due to Covid-19 safety measures, according to Emirates News Agency (WAM).

“Civil Defense units and 25 police and ambulance vehicles responded immediately, reaching the incident site within three minutes and were able to isolate neighboring buildings and bring the fire under control,” said Shaikh Sultan Al Nuaimi.

The Police evacuated the building. Investigations are underway into the cause of the fire.