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Fire destroys US mansion owned by UAE Embassy – in pictures

Fire destroys US mansion owned by UAE Embassy - in pictures

Six people and two dogs were rescued during the incident at the property in McLean, which is 13 kilometres outside Washington, DC.

Fire destroys US mansion owned by UAE Embassy - in pictures

The five-bedroom, six-bathroom house, valued at US$2.7 million or Dh9.9m, was destroyed on Saturday morning.

Fire destroys US mansion owned by UAE Embassy - in pictures

It was believed the fire started in the kitchen. It took more than 12 hours for fire crews to fully extinguish.

Fire destroys US mansion owned by UAE Embassy - in pictures

There was a 30-minute delay in tackling the blaze because there were no fire hydrants near by.

Fire destroys US mansion owned by UAE Embassy - in pictures

The Washington Post reported that residents have taken up concerns with county officials about a lack of hydrants in a neighbourhood full of multimillion-dollar homes.

Fire destroys US mansion owned by UAE Embassy - in pictures

A mansion owned by the UAE Embassy in Northern Virginia, the US, has been destroyed by fire.

Fire destroys US mansion owned by UAE Embassy - in pictures

The five-bedroom, six-bathroom house, valued at US$2.7 million or Dh9.9m, was destroyed on Saturday morning.

Fire destroys US mansion owned by UAE Embassy - in pictures

It was believed the fire started in the kitchen. It took more than 12 hours for fire crews to fully extinguish.

Fire destroys US mansion owned by UAE Embassy - in pictures

There was a 30-minute delay in tackling the blaze because there were no fire hydrants near by.

The National