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UAE: Hot Issue

It is important to develop world class fire-safety building standards in the UAE By Barry Lynham Many of the innovative materials and systems such as ventilated facades and metal-faced sandwich panels often have combustible thermal insulation built in. As a country with a history of record-breaking skyscrapers, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a global

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Fire Hits UAE Residential Tower, Five Injuries Reported

DUBAI, March 29 – Firefighters brought under control a fire that broke out at a residential tower in Ajman in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the city civil defence said on Tuesday, the latest in a series of blazes in the country’s high-rise buildings. Local media said that five people were treated on the spot

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Dubai’s Address Hotel Fire Caused by Short Circuit

By Sylvia Westall DUBAI, Jan 20 – The fire which engulfed one of Dubai’s most prominent hotel skyscrapers ahead of New Year fireworks was caused by an electrical short-circuit, Dubai’s police chief said on Wednesday. In a presentation to media, police officials said there had been no trace of any flammable liquids such as petrol

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Fire Erupts at Address Hotel in Downtown Dubai

BY Leila Hatoum UPDATE 3: Dubai Media Office announced alternative accommodation for guests who had been forced to evacuate the hotel. UPDATE 2: Officials say report of one dead following heart-attack in Address Hotel fire are inaccurate. Person is reportedly alive and being treated at a hospital. UPDATE: Media reported one death following a heart-attack after

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