As an area experiencing an increase in economic prosperity, over the past few years, Dubai – among other cities in the UAE – has enjoyed a rise in demand for jobs and living accommodation, and subsequently an elevated need for goods and services. This rise has put a strain on the existing infrastructure, leading to a boom in construction with an emphasis on completing builds quickly to ensure maximum productivity and profit. Unfortunately, this focus on profit over quality can sometimes highlighting slack fire safety and the need for three-hour fire barriers or fire curtains in many of Dubai’s buildings:

Fire curtains installed in Dubai