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A fire engulfs The Address Hotel in downtown Dubai in the United Arab Emirates December 31, 2015. [Photo/Agencies]






DUBAI - Fire engulfed a 63-storey skyscraper in downtown Dubai near the world's tallest building on Thursday night, but the block was successfully evacuated and there were only light injuries, the emirate's police chief said.

Tongues of flame shot skywards from one side of the  ...

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Post time 2016-1-2 10:09:28 |Display all floors
This again shows well built skyscrapers or tall buildings are superior. With such a fire, only a few were affected with light injuries. This is in stark contrast to the land slide in Shenzhen where low rise buildings were completely wiped out.

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sprinkler system fail to discharge water.

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