A fire broke out in the water villas of Niyama Private Islands in Dhaal Atoll on Monday, causing great damage according to reports.
Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) stated that the fire was reported in the early hours of Monday, and brought under control around 7:30 a.m.
There were no casualties in the incident.
According to MNDF, several water villas of the resorts were badly damaged in the fire. Photographs taken at the scene show that the villas were damaged beyond use.
So far, Niyama has not made any comments on the incident.