Marina Torch is among the tallest residential tower, fire breakout in the middle of tower. More then hundreds of panicked residents fled the tower and huge lose suffered or extensive damage to its luxury flats. The hieght of tower is appro 1105 feet in height and it has 79 floors. According to sources, residents presents there the fire broke out on the middle of tower at 50th floor.For further more information stay tuned and continue below and follow different tweets.
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Eyewitnesses said that the fire has been contained as firefighters arrived quickly on the scene, Gulf News reported. A witness said flames had shot out from two sides of the building as glass and metal rained down from near the summit of the structure.
The blowing wind with sandstorm caused massive problems. To avoid falling debris on site, roads within two kilometres from the tower have been closed and traffic in the area was diverted.
Residents of two other nearby buildings in the emirate`s Marina district, home to thousands of expatriate professionals, were also evacuated, the witness said. It was unknown what started the fire, but Dubai officials said the fire had been extinguished by 5 a.m. local time, CNN reported.
There were no immediate reports of injuries or deaths, but several floors of the tower had been consumed by the blaze. Strong winds were helping the fire to spread, the BBC reported.
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