A yacht sailing next to Burj Al Arab set ablaze unexpectedly and Dubai Civil Defence instantly arrived on the scene to put out the fires.
Yacht catches fire near Burj Al Arab
Few beach goers in Jumeirah witnessed a surprising sight yesterday noon when huge plumes of dark smoke and fire broke out from a yacht next to Burj Al Arab. Dubai Civil Defense were tipped about the incident and deployed a ship and a team of firefighters to contain the fires and rescue three people.
Dubai Media Office claims the likely reasons behind the yacht catching fire were either fuel leakage or engine failure.