Which address hotel caught fire in Dubai?

Which address hotel caught fire in Dubai?

Address Downtown Hotel
The authorities in Dubai are trying to find out what caused a huge fire to engulf a 63-storey luxury hotel in the city centre on New Year’s Eve. Firefighters managed to subdue the blaze, but part of the Address Downtown Hotel is still smouldering. The tower was evacuated and 16 people were hurt.

What caused the fire in Dubai today?

An explosion inside a container on a ship docked at the Dubai port caused a massive fire on the vessel and shook the gleaming commercial hub of the UAE, authorities said on Thursday.

Was the Burj Khalifa on fire?

In December 2015, a Dubai high-rise hotel near the Burj Khalifa — the world’s tallest building — caught fire on New Year’s Eve, injuring 16.

Which building caught fire in Dubai?

The 48-storey Abbco Tower in Sharjah, near Dubai, caught on fire late on Tuesday. The fire started around 9pm and at least seven people suffered minor injuries in the blaze.

How tall was the hotel fire in Dubai?

Inferno at 63-story luxury hotel in Dubai near New Year’s Eve fireworks display (PHOTOS, VIDEOS) A 5-star Dubai hotel became engulfed in flames as the city was preparing for New Year’s Eve celebrations, injuring 16 people. Firefighters battled to bring the fire under control at the 302-meter tall Address Downtown Dubai.

Where was the hotel fire near the Burj Khalifa?

Fourteen people were injured in the fire at the Address Downtown Dubai hotel — just 600 yards from the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. Officials said the fire did not spread inside the building, but the scare raises questions about the safety in the emirate’s famously tall buildings.

What was the cause of the fire in Dubai?

The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. An investigation began Friday into the cause of a huge fire that ripped through a 63-floor luxury hotel in Dubai on New Year’s Eve, the latest of several blazes to hit the city’s skyscrapers in recent years.

Where did the Al Arabiya hotel fire start?

The fire at the Address Downtown reported to have originated from outside 20th floor of hotel, has not spread inside Al Arabiya reported that one person was killed during a stampede in the process of evacuation, however this information has not yet been confirmed by officials. If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device.