Massive fire in Sharjah high-rise, UAE (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Photos on social media show the high-rise building engulfed in flames.
Holy shit. This is going on right now in Sharjah. pic.twitter.com/5Du9ZJHVNh— Muhannad (@M_Alkaddour) October 1, 2015
Firefighters used cranes to battle the blaze. There were no immediate reports of fatalities or injuries.
عاجل الان حريق برج مقابل ستي سنتر الشارقة pic.twitter.com/L2ikPHCM2s— الشعيبي (@alshuaibi1355) October 1, 2015
The fire caused traffic to come to a near halt, with vehicles gridlocked on streets near King Faisal Road.
The cause of the blaze was not immediately clear.