Firefighters battle blaze at construction site on Pearl-Qatar

A “very limited” fire was quickly brought under control at a private island on Isola Dana at the Pearl-Qatar this afternoon, officials say.

Residents reported seeing thick plumes of black smoke across the water.

A source at UDC, which manages the Pearl-Qatar, said it took firefighters between 10 and 15 minutes to bring the fire under control. He said there were no injuries, but several storage sheds were damaged.

Battle blaze at construction site on Pearl-Qatar