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Dubai Skyscraper Engulfed in Flames Hours Before New Year's Celebration

Dubai Skyscraper Engulfed in Flames Hours Before New Year's Celebration

Update: Investigations are still underway, however at least 14 people were injured in the skyscraper blaze that carried on throughout Dubai's annual fireworks display. Now, photographer Kirill Neiezhmakov has shared a time-lapse of the horrific incident (seen above).

A 300-meter-tall hotel, The Address in Dubai has been engulfed in flames, just hours before a massive New Year's Eve fireworks show at the nearby Burj Khalifa. Reports are just coming in, so it is unclear whether anyone has been hurt or how it started. We will keep you posted.

News via BBC, Reuters, ABC News

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Dubai Skyscraper Engulfed in Flames Hours Before New Year's Celebration" 31 Dec 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/779709/dubai-skyscraper-engulfed-in-flames-hours-before-new-years-celebration/> ISSN 0719-8884
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