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Boat catches fire off Palm Jebel Ali in Dubai.

This shot of the boat fire off Palm Jebel Aliwas tweeted by Dubai Police

A boat caught fire in thePalm Jebel Ali area this morning.

Dubai Police tweeted about the incident at 10am. The Dubai Police Air Wing also took an aerial shot of the scene, which was posted on Twitter.

The photo indicates that the vesselwasalongside the harbour when the fire broke out. Black plumes of smoke were risingfrom the boat.

Residents posted on Twitter that the fire was burning for 10 minutes until the emergency crews turned up.

No injuries have been reported by authorities so far.

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Date:Aug 3, 2014
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