Published On: Thu, Dec 31st, 2015

Live Fire breaks out at The Address hotel Downtown near to Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa Dubai

The fire broke out as people were gathering at in Downtown Dubai for New Year’s Eve celebrations.
A huge fire has broke out at Dubai’s famous The Address hotel in Downtown Dubai near Dubai Mall.
The fire erupted just hours before the huge New Year celebrations at Downtown Dubai. The area was full with revellers who reached the place to witness the grand fireworks at Burj Khalifa, close to The Address.
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Watch: Fire at the Address Hotel outside the Dubai MallVideo by Dhes Handumon/Khaleej Times

Posted by Khaleej Times on Thursday, December 31, 2015

Fire at the Address Hotel outside the Dubai Mall

Watch: Fire at the Address Hotel outside the Dubai Mall just a couple of hours before midnight.Video by Rahul Gajjar/Khaleej Times

Posted by Khaleej Times on Thursday, December 31, 2015

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Dubai Media Office took to Twitter to inform people about the fire:
A fire has been reported in the Address Downtown hotel. Authorities are currently on-site to address the incident swiftly and safely #Dubai
According to our reporter on the site of the fire is stronger at the base. The barricades have been removed for people to move out.

Burning debris rained down from the building as firetrucks raced to the scene. It was not immediately clear if anyone was wounded in the blaze.

Burj Khalifa is half lit and feeder buses are moving out empty. Fifteen to twenty buildings around the hotel are covered in a thick plume of smoke.

Details about the fire is not yet available.

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