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.
No casualties or injuries have been reported.
Watch: Smoke billows from an oil waste disposal unit in Dubai’s Jebel Ali after a fire broke out with no injuries reported, according to the Dubai Media Office. https://t.co/Cy01C6iJjb pic.twitter.com/kT45CUuG6n— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) October 18, 2021
“The incident is under control and there are no injuries,” Dubai Media Office tweeted.
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.”