Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, May 13th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
Civil Defense and rapid intervention teams at the Emergency and Public Safety Department managed to put out a fire engulfed 6 vehicles parked Mazyad Mall parking lot in Mohamed bin Zayed City, on Tuesday afternoon.
Lt. Colonel Mohammed Abdul Jalil Abdullah Ahmed Al Ansari, Director General of Civil Defense at Abu Dhabi, said that the operations’ room received notification at 12:55 pm that a car parked in Mazyad Mall parking lot caught fire. He pointed that the civil defense and rapid intervention teams arrived on-site in three minutes, and managed to prevent the fire from spreading to nearby vehicles.
He added: “The first vehicle was completely gutted by the fire, while two other cars had badly burnt front end; the fourth car had the back completely burnt, while the fifth and the sixth vehicles sustained mild smoke damages. Investigations are still underway to uncover the details of the accident.”
Lt. Colonel Al Ansari advised the motorists to carry out the proper maintenance on their vehicles, using fire extinguishers that are in accordance with the approved standards, checking the oil and water levels, as well as any possible oil or fuel leaks.
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