The fire was quenched, leaving behind black char scars on the building’s exterior.
Emaar, the state-backed developer in the emirate, has constructed a sequence of skyscrapers dubbed 8 Boulevard Walk.
As the fire was quenched, black char marks could be seen climbing the building (pictured)
After this morning’s blaze at the apartment complex, the tower suffered fire damage (pictured)
Dubai police and the civil defense did not immediately recognize the fire.
The Dubai Media Office and Emaar did not react to a request for comment immediately.
In recent years, a string of fires in Dubai’s skyscraper-studded tall structures has reignited concerns about the safety of cladding and other building materials in the country.
On New Year’s Eve 2015, a fire ripped through the Address Downtown, one of the most opulent hotels and condominiums near the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.
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