A massive fire broke out at Abbco Tower in Sharjah on Tuesday night. Residents told that the fire is believed to have started on the 10th floor.
Gulf News Sharjah: A massive fire broke out at Abbco Tower in Sharjah United Arab Emirates, on Tuesday night. Residents told that the fire is believed to have started on the 10th floor.
According to Sharjah Civil Defence teams, the fire started in 05 May 2020 night at 9.04 pm.
Massive fire in Abbco Tower Sharjah
One resident said that; “It was a small fire to begin with and we came out of the building as soon as we saw it.” Sharjah Civil Defense teams were at the scene and police have cordoned off areas near the tower. Residents of nearby building have been evacuated for safety.
Civil Defence crew from Mina fire station and Al Nahda rushed to the spot to control the blaze after the police operation room received a call reporting flames in the building. The tower has 45 floors, including parking.
Another Arab resident from the 17th floor who was sitting inside his car, said, “Where do we go now?”
Many others too were taking refuge in their cars.
Details to follow
Image Credit: Gulf News
Video: Residents speak after massive fire breaks out in Sharjah tower published by Aghaddir Ali, Senior Reporter, on May 05, 2020.
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