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Fire extinguished at Abu Dhabi power plant

No injuries as emergency services douse flames sparked by short circuit.

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Abu Dhabi, Fire, Power plant, News

Emergency services managed to contain a fire that broke out today at a power plant in Al Muroor Street in Abu Dhabi.

No injuries or casualties were reported in the incident, according to a statement by Abu Dhabi Police.

Major Khaled Hassan Al Shehhi, chief of the rescue and rapid intervention section said that the Operations Room had received notification about the outbreak of a fire at the power plant.

Rescue teams from the Emergency and Public Safety Department were immediately rushed to the scene and managed to put out the blaze in less than an hour.

Initial investigation into the circumstances of the incident revealed that an electric short-circuit sparked the fire.

Firefighters carried out cooling operations to extinguish the flames and managed to prevent the fire from spreading.

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