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PANUORIN. Barsha Heights fire drill sends employees scrambling

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Feb. 17, 19 | 9:05 am

DUBAI: What a way to start a work week! Hundreds of employees at one of the buildings in glitzy Barsha Heights went scrambling for safety at around 10:00 am as the fire alarm went off in what had been a fire drill meant to check how fast people can get out of the high rise building in case of an emergency.

The employees assembled at a designated area as fire trucks and emergency personnel swooped in for a more “realistic” exercise.

“It’s a good thing,” said one of the employees declining to be named. “We should always be reminded of what to do in case a fire breaks out… like use the stairs, not the lifts, and go to a marked assembly area.”
The fire drill lasted for over half an hour.

Other areas in the city where fire drills are regularly held includes Dubai Media City where the networks hold office.

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73 OFWs repatriated from UAE arrive in PH

73 OFWs repatriated from UAE arrive in PH

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Dubai Crown Prince shares Dubai photo blanketed with fog 

Dubai Crown Prince shares Dubai photo blanketed with fog 

His Royal Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai today posted on social media a breathtaking view of Dubai covered with fog. The Crown Prince of Dubai posted on his Instagram account a photo of Dubai with a caption "Today...

PH Embassy in Lebanon advises Filipinos to be cautious 

PH Embassy in Lebanon advises Filipinos to be cautious 

The Philippine Embassy in Lebanon has advised Filipinos to be cautious in light of violent protests that have erupted against the Lebanese government over its proposed tax measures. “Para sa ating kaligtasan at mabuting kapakanan, umiwas sa mga lugar na maraming tao,...

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TNT, Blackwater exchange players

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