Dhow boat in Dubai catches fire

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Firefighters put out a fire on a dhow boat off Dubai’s Al Hamriya Port on May 19. DUBAI CIVIL DEFENCE

DUBAI – A dhow boat caught fire off Dubai’s Al Hamriya Port on Thursday (May 19), according to the Dubai Civil Defence.

The boat was evacuated and the fire was put out by 12:24pm, according to Dubai Civil Defence. There were no reported casualties.

A team of firefighters, including a firefighter on a flyboard, battled to control the flames.

An investigation is underway to find out the cause of the fire. ICA/Expat Media

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