At the scene of the fire in Dubai's Jebel Ali free zone on October 18, 2021.


Fire breaks out in oil plant in Dubai’s Jebel Ali


DUBAI – Firefighters were working to put out a fire that broke out in an oil plant in Jebel Ali on Monday (October 18).

The industrial plant is located in the Jebel Ali free zone extension district and processes waste oil, according to the Dubai Media Office.

Plumes of black smoke could be seen billowing over the area as firefighters tackled towering flames. The fire was brought under control past noon.

“The accident is under control and there are no injuries,” according to the Dubai Civil Defence. An investigation has been launched to find out what caused the blaze. ICA/Expat Media

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