The Address Dubai ablaze ahead of New Year’s Eve fireworks

31st Dec 2015
The Address Dubai ablaze ahead of New Year’s Eve fireworks The Address Dubai is one of the leading hotels in the United Arab Emirates

A fire has broken out in at The Address hotel in central Dubai, close the Burj Khalifa.

The the Burj Khalifa is host to the annual fireworks display in Dubai - considered one of the largest in the world.

Burning debris fell from the 300m-tall building as firefighters arrived at the scene.

The blaze is reported to have started on the 20th floor, on the outside of the tower.

Internal fire-fighting systems were operating to try to prevent it getting inside the hotel.

The cause of the blaze is unclear.

It erupted ahead of a major New Year’s Eve fireworks display, to be held at the Burj Khalifa - the tallest building in the world.


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