Huge fire engulfs residential building in Dubai’s Palm Jumeriah (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)
At least one of the building’s penthouses erupted into flames at around 10:30 p.m. local time Monday, according to 7Days UAE, with eyewitness capturing pictures of the blaze as it spread down the building from several kilometers away.
What's this fire on the Dubai palm at Oceana chat. A friend just sent this to me!!! Is everyone ok?? pic.twitter.com/ZhGImiNzTS— Kiera Doherty ☀ كيرا (@kikipigeon) December 12, 2016
According to the official Dubai Media Office Twitter page, the building has been evacuated with no reported injuries and emergency fire services are continuing to battle the blaze.
The building was safely evacuated and no injuries were reported.— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) December 12, 2016
The Oceana blaze follows a series of other skyscraper fires that have broken out across the city in Downtown Dubai, Deira and Dubai Marina this year alone.