Dubai Mall shoppers were caught by surprise when a small fire led the mall management to shortly evacuate its premises.
No injuries have been reported.
Meanwhile, Dubai Media Office in a statement on Twitter said "fire in one of the restaurants at Dubai Mall has been brought under control".
It was handled smoothly and professionaly, said a customer service representative.
The news spread quickly on twitter where nearby shoppers posted pictures and made reference to the mall fire in Qatar earlier this year, complimenting good management of Dubai authorties.