A massive fire broke out Wednesday evening at a fruits and vegetables market area in Ajman. An emirate in the United Arab Emirates situated around 30 miles from Dubai.

Areas of the market which had been shut for four months due to coronavirus precautionary measures crumbled and were burned. Sheik Sultan bin Abdullah al-Nuaimi said in an announcement conveyed by state news office WAM.

“Civil Defence 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 Sheikh Sultan Al Nuaimi.

The police cleared the area and a cooling activity was started at the site. Examinations are in progress into the reason for the fire.

Firefighters of the stations in Dubai, Sharjah, and Umm Al Quwain joined the Ajman joined in doing combating the burst. The fire broke out in the emirate’s new modern zone. A few fire motors were seen hurrying to the spot to put out the blast.

No losses were reported, Due to coronavirus precautions the shows were shut down for several months. Police chief Sheik Sultan bin Abdullah al-Nuaimi said in an announcement,

The blast comes a day after a huge explosion in Lebanon’s capital Beirut, killing at least 136 people and around 5000 injured.

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