Abu Dhabi: A UAE national died after a fire broke out in his house in the Emirate of Fujairah.
Fujairah Civil Defence director Brigadier-general Ali Obaid Al-Tubanji identified the thirty-nine-year-old victim as Fahd Khamis, Albayan reported.
His wife was rushed to the Fujairah public hospital in a critical state after inhaling smoke.
The civil defence rescued nine other members from the same family, in addition to two other housemaids, from the blaze which devastated the house.
Brig. Gen. Al-Tubanji said the fire which broke out early morning gutted 60 to 79 percent of the house located in the Al-Faisal neighbourhood in Fujairah.