A fire has broken out this morning at a construction site in a tightly packed residential neighborhood in Bin Mahmoud.
The Ministry of Interior said the blaze, which was located next to the Al Fahad Food Centre off of Salwa Road, has been controlled.
Civil Defence controls a fire broken out at an under-construction building in Bin Mahmoud without any injuries #MoI_Qatar
— Ministry of Interior (@MOI_QatarEn) August 10, 2016
MOI added that there were no injuries.
According to witnesses, smoke from the fire could be seen at the nearby Jaidah Flyover and Ramada Signal as early as 5:30am.
@dohanews big plume of smoke visible from ramada signal. Looks to be near Westin hotel area.
— Pip in Doha (@ExpatPip) August 10, 2016
looked like a building under construction pic.twitter.com/oohq7wYhGq
— Lucas Lilieholm (@LucasLilieholm) August 10, 2016
The cause of the fire remains unknown.