Fire Engulfs Dubai’s Torch Tower Skyscraper

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A huge fire has engulfed part of the Torch Tower in Dubai, forcing thousands of people to flee the 1,100ft skyscraper.

The fire reportedly started in the middle of the residential building, rapidly spreading across some 15 floors.

In several videos posted on social media websites, multiple floors of the tower were seen ablaze.

As yet, it is unclear what caused the fire.

There are no initial reports of injuries.

Torch Tower is one of the tallest residential buildings in the world.

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