Saturday 21 April 2018

In Pictures: Massive blaze takes over 40 storeys of Dubai luxury tower

Flames shoot up the side of the Torch tower residential building in the Marina district, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in this August 4, 2017. REUTERS/Abed Al Hadi Al Ramahi NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES
Flames shoot up the side of the Torch tower residential building in the Marina district, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in this August 4, 2017. REUTERS/Abed Al Hadi Al Ramahi NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES
A still image taken from video shows emergency vehicles near the scene of the fire that broke out at Dubai's Torch Tower, early August 4, 2017. REUTERS/Reuters TV
Smoke and fire rise from a high rise building at Marina district in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. The high-rise residential tower has caught fire in the middle of the night, sending plumes of black smoke into the air and debris falling below. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
Flames shoot up the sides of the Torch tower residential building in the Marina district, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in this August 4, 2017 picture by Mitch Williams. Mitch Williams/Social Media Website/via REUTERS
Flames shoot up the side of the Torch tower residential building in the Marina district, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 4, 2017. REUTERS/Abed Al Hadi Al Ramahi
Flames shoot up the side of the Torch tower residential building in the Marina district, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 4, 2017. REUTERS/Abed Al Hadi Al Ramahi
Flames shoot up the side of the Torch tower residential building in the Marina district, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 4, 2017. REUTERS/Abed Al Hadi Al Ramahi
Dubai Emergency Response teams and Dubai police are seen on the street near Dubai's Torch tower residential building in the Marina district, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, early hours of August 4, 2017. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed
Dubai Emergency Response teams and Dubai police are seen on the street near Dubai's Torch tower residential building in the Marina district, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, early hours of August 4, 2017. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed
Dubai Emergency Response teams and Dubai police are seen on the street near Dubai's Torch tower residential building in the Marina district, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, early hours of August 4, 2017. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed
Dubai Emergency Response teams and Dubai police are seen on the street near Dubai's Torch tower residential building in the Marina district, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, early hours of August 4, 2017. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed
Flames shoot up the sides of the Torch tower residential building in the Marina district, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in this August 4, 2017 picture by Mitch Williams. Mitch Williams/Social Media Website/via REUTERS
Smoke and fire rise from a high rise building at Marina district in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. A fire broke out after midnight Friday in one of the world's tallest residential towers in Dubai, engulfing part of the skyscraper and sending chunks of debris plummeting below. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

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