Expressing their condolences on the tragic fire accident that caused the death of seven people in Fujairah, UAE government has decided to install fire alarms in every home free. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the UAE’s Vice-President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, directed the Civil Defence to immediately install the alarms across the UAE in a tweet posted by him.
The government has directed that anyone who cannot install such safety systems will be offered free installation from the government. The announcement came after seven members of a family died in a tragic fire accident in Fujairah. The eldest of deceased was 12 while the youngest was just 5 years old. According to the police, the mother informed the police through a phone call that she woke up to a smell of smoke in the house with the children being trapped inside.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, also offered his condolences to the finally in a Tweet in which he wrote: “I am deeply sorry to hear about 7 members of the Al-Sreidi family suffocating to death in Fujairah. Our hearts go out to the family & relatives, we offer them our heartfelt condolences. May God have mercy on their souls.”
I am deeply sorry to hear about 7 members of the Al-Sreidi family suffocating to death in Fujairah. Our hearts go out to the family & relatives, we offer them our heartfelt condolences. May God have mercy on their souls.— محمد بن زايد (@MohamedBinZayed) January 22, 2018
Earlier on Monday, seven children died as a result of smoke inhalation following the house fire in Fujairah.
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