Large fire breaks out in an under-construction tower near The Dubai Mall

Posted on 3rd April 2017

A large fire broke out in an under-construction tower near The Dubai Mall in Dubai, this morning, reports said. No casualty has been reported so far.

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A statement by Dubai Media Office said Civil Defence has brought under control the fire that broke out in the under-construction Fountain Views Towers. Cooling operations are under way, it said, according to Tradearabia news report.

Three people were reportedly rescued from the site. An investigation into the cause is currently under way, said a report in The National website.

The site is near The Address Downtown Dubai tower that was heavily damaged in a fire on New Year’s Eve 2015.

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