Fire breaks out at Dubai Torch tower again
:: A fire has ripped through a skyscraper in Dubai on Thursday, Dubai Media Ofice reported.
Firefighting squads were deployed to The Torch tower, one of the world’s tallest residential buildings, to bring the fire under control.
Videos being circulated online show the fire rapidly spreading upwards as burning debris falls onto the streets below.
The Dubai Police Commander in Chief & Dubai Civil Defence Director General were on site and no injuries have been reported so far.
This is not the first fire to hit the tower. In 2015, hundreds of people were evacuated from the a 79-story skyscraper when a fire broke out.