Fire rips through Dubai Torch skyscraper

21/02/2015 (Al Arabiya News – UAE): Hundreds of people in Dubai were evacuated from one of the world’s tallest residential buildings on Saturday when a blaze swept through The Torch, a 79-story skyscraper, and was quickly controlled by the fire department overnight.
A witness said flames shot out from two sides of the building as glass and metal rained down from near the summit of the structure, which stands more than 330 metres (1,082 feet) tall.No casualties have been reported according to medics.At least a dozen fire trucks were able to extinguish the blaze several hours after the fire alarm went off around 2 a.m. local time (2200 GMT Friday).However, some residents said they had been told by staff that the building’s fire alarms did not immediately sound and that the reception at The Torch was alerted to the fire by staff in an adjacent building…

http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2015/02/21/Blaze-rips-through-Dubai-skyscraper.html

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