A massive fire broke out at a villa in Sharjah’s Maysaloon area on Monday evening killing two people of suffocation.
Sharjah Civil Defence was alerted of the fire at their operation room and immediately dispatched firefighters and rescue units who reached the site under five minutes. According to emergency officials, the fire also gutted a neighbouring house.
Firefighters from Saman and Al Mina managed to quell the blaze and prevented it from spreading any further.
An Asian woman and her child received serious burns and was given medical attention. Meanwhile, an elderly resident was rushed to the hospital as she was in critical condition. An official at the scene said that more than 30 people were living in the house which was sublet to them without the knowledge of the landlord.
Source Credit: Khaleej Times