In Dubai evacuated people from a burning skyscraper

© REUTERS / Mitch WilliamsПожар in Dubai, 04.08.2017In Dubai evacuated people from a burning skyscraper© REUTERS / Mitch Williams

One of the tallest residential buildings in the world, The Torch tower burning in Dubai were evacuated, the press centre of the authorities of Dubai, the Dubai Media Office.

«The civil defence has successfully evacuated the building and was working to get the fire under control,» — said in a microblog a press-the centre on Twitter. It is noted that victims of the fire there.

The fire, according to police, began on the ninth floor of the building and spread over 4 floors above. At the building there are police, ambulances, fire fighting firefighters from five fire stations.

This building burned in 2015, while reconstruction work was still not complete. Then seven people were poisoned by carbon monoxide.

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