A fire in the Marina Diamond skyscraper in the Dubai Marina region was brought under control by Dubai Civil Defence teams. There were no injuries recorded as a result of the incident.
At 3:58 a.m. on Saturday, the Dubai Civil Defence operations centre got a report that a fire had broken out in the Marina Diamond 2 building in the Dubai Marina region.
Al Marsa station fire engines went to the location and arrived at 4:01 a.m., a three-minute response time.
The fire started on the 11th storey and spread to the 9th and 15th floors, according to investigators.
Without registering any losses, the firefighting and rescue personnel removed all of the people trapped in the building and began fighting the fire to prevent it from spreading to nearby areas.
The fire was brought under control at 5:24 a.m., according to Brigadier General Ali Hassan Al Mutawa, Assistant Director-General of Dubai Civil Defence for Fire and Rescue Affairs. No casualties were recorded.
The teams began securing the area before handing it over to the appropriate authorities for an investigation into the cause of the fire, according to Al-Mutawa, who added that temporary housing was also provided for residents of the damaged apartments through the Dubai Police’s Emergency, Crisis, and Disaster Management Centre.