10th Annual DCD Fire Safety Forum

Dubai Civil Defence have announced the 10th Annual Fire Safety Forum UAE. The Fire Safety Forum is held annually by the General Command of Civil Defence to recognize achievements and trends in the firefighting, building and fire-protection industries. Adjusting to…

Sheikh Hamdan pays tribute as one firefighter dies tackling a warehouse fire at Dubai Investment Park

Sheikh Hamdan pays tribute as one firefighter dies tackling a warehouse fire at Dubai Investment Park A fire broke out in two warehouses at Dubai Investment Park on Tuesday 28th July. While the blaze was brought under control, one firefighter,…

Dubai Civil Defence – Fire Safety Forum

The Fire Safety Forum UAE is held annually by the General Command of Civil Defence to recognize achievements and trends in the firefighting, building and fire protection industries. Under the patronage of the UAE Ministry of Interior and under the…

Updates on UAE Fire Safety and Life Protection codes completed and to be announced at Intersec 2017 – Dubai Civil Defence

Three-day Dubai trade show gets ready for action featuring 1,304 exhibitors from 58 countries Updates on the UAE’s fire safety codes have been completed, with the proposed changes, developments, and new chapters to be announced at Intersec 2017 next week,…

UAE Fire Safety Code To Be Strengthened Following Recent Tall Tower Fires

The UAE Fire Safety Code was first introduced in 2006 to provide detailed specifications and standards at a time when new-build projects were booming. However, since then, a series of serious tall tower fires, most recently in Dubai’s Address Downtown…

Critical Operations Raises Global Profile

Having been recruited in 1998 as a Corporal Watch Commander deployed at Al Qusais fire station, a key station in the developing Dubai, my role was multi-functional and included writing new training and development policies for operational crews, together with…

Concorde-Corodex Group Stages Live Demonstrations of Williams Fire Fighting Equipment

Dubai Civil Defence sponsors a live demo at Mamzar Beach part of a month-long roadshow touring the GCC in cooperation with local partners and civil defence teams. Concorde-Corodex Group, the UAE-based leader in firefighting and rescue equipment, has kicked off…

Fire engulfs Dubai hotel near world’s tallest building

  DUBAI (Reuters) – Fire engulfed a 63-storey skyscraper in downtown Dubai on Thursday night, but there appeared to be no injuries, a civil defence official said. Large tongues of flame shooting skywards enveloped the luxury hotel and residential block,…

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