Son of Emirate’s ruler was among firefighters at Dubai hotel blaze

, 1:33 PM IST

Dubai: Son of Dubai’s ruler, Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed al-Maktoum was among the firefighter at the scene of a huge fire at a luxury Dubai hotel.

Scrapped his New Year eve plan on Thursday night, Sheikh Mansoor dressed in firefighter gear and joined other Dubai Civil Defense officers who were working together at the Address Hotel Downtown where fire broke out.

A huge fire ripped through a luxury Dubai hotel engulfing dozens of storeys on December 31, where hundreds of thousands of people were gathered for celebrations.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Emir of Dubai.

Sheikh Mansoor is also the Chairman of Dubai International Marine Sports Club. His Instagram page also shows him in military uniform, according to his Twitter page.