Dubai Marina blaze put out by civil defence in less than 3 hours


By staff

A major fire that erupted at Sulafa Tower in Dubai Marina has been put out by the Dubai Civil Denfece authorities.

1“Dubai firefighters completely put out Sulafa Tower fire in less than three hours; no injuries reported from incident,” Dubai Media Office tweeted.

But traffic is building up in Dubai Marina and its vicinities. Residents and motorists in the area are reporting gridlocks in Al Marsa Street bridge from Sheikh Zayed Road flyover towards MAG 218 Tower. Traffic is at a standill in and around Al Sharta Street and Al Naseem Street.

Earlier Report

All the roads going towards Media One Hotel were closed. However, Al Sufouh Road towards Jumeirah Beach Residence remains open.

According to Dubai Media Office, Dubai Civil Defense teams are now working on to bring fire under control in the Sulafa Tower in Dubai Marina district.

The residents have been evacuated to ensure their safety. The building is located near The Torch Tower, which was also engulfed in a blaze last year. More info