DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (ALBOENEWS) — A massive fire was burning early Friday morning in Dubai, images posted to social media show.
Flames were seen shooting out of the Torch tower in Dubai Marina, which is the same building that a fire burned in 2015.
The building first opened in 2011, and is the fifth-largest residential building in the world.
UPDATE: The fire broke out on the ninth floor of the building, and continued to spread.
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UPDATE: According to the Civil Defense office, the building has been evacuated, and fire crews are still working on bringing the blaze under control.[wordads]