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Fire breaks out at oil waste disposal unit in Dubai’s Jebel Ali, no injuries reported

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Dubai’s civil defense teams put out a fire that broke out at an oil waste disposal unit in Jebel Ali's Industrial Zone on Monday, authorities said.

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No casualties or injuries have been reported.

“The incident is under control and there are no injuries,” Dubai Media Office tweeted.

Dubai Civil Defense teams work to put out a fire in Jebel Ali's Industrial Area on Monday October 18, 2021. (Twitter)
Dubai Civil Defense teams work to put out a fire in Jebel Ali's Industrial Area on Monday October 18, 2021. (Twitter)

People took to Twitter, posting pictures and videos of the incident, with one stating that he saw dark smoke rising from the nearby Expo 2020 site in Dubai.

According to Dubai Media Office, the “heavy smoke [was] due to the burning of oil waste.”

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