A major fire broke out at a market in the UAE’s Ajman on Wednesday evening.
No one was injured in the fire but pictures and the videos of the blaze went viral on social media.
After the #explosion in #Beirut, #Lebanon yesterday now this is happening right now at a market in #Ajman, #UAE. Some explosions can be heard. The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage. #UAE #UAEfire #fire #Dubai #ajmanmarket pic.twitter.com/lRYDEXuSwa— SAURABH JOURNALIST (🤖) (@saurabhbolly) August 5, 2020
The fire broke out in Ajman’s new industrial area at around 6:30pm UAE time, according to Gulf News. The blaze was controlled by the civil defence teams from Ajman, Dubai, Sharjah and Umm Al Quwain.
On social media, people drew comparisons between the blaze and the massive blast in Beirut on Tuesday that killed over 100 people and injured thousands of others.