A fire broke out from behind the tennis court at Male' Ekuveni sports grounds.
Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) stated that they received reports of a fire around 6:57 p.m. on Saturday.
The Fire Team of MNDF was at the scene soon after the report.
According to sources, the fire originated where some turfs were stored. These turfs were planned to be sent to atolls, for the futsal fields being built in them.
MNDF also stated that almost 90% of the fire is now under control.