A massive inferno just started in the Torch skyscraper at the Dubai Marina. The fire spread over dozens of floors. Eyewitnesses on social-media described the blaze as “completely out of control”

According tho the city authorities, the Residential-Tower was been successfully evacuated, and after several hours of firefighting, the blaze was declared under control. Dubai Civil Defense is currently dealing with the fire that broke out at the marina.

The tower called the Marina Torch or the Torch Tower has 86 stories and stands at 337 meter tall. For a brief period (2012-2015), it was the tallest residential building in the world, passing the Q1 building in Gold Coast, Australia.

BBC / AA-Magnum News-Flash 2017.


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