Dubai skyscraper ablaze near New Year’s Eve fireworks
One person suffers heart attack and 15 injured as fire shoots up high-rise city centre hotel building
A huge fire has engulfed part of a luxury #Dubai hotel, near where revellers had gathered to watch a New Year’s Eve fireworks display.
The inferno lit up the side of the Address Downtown hotel near the centre of the city, scattering bystanders and shoppers in a nearby mall. The Dubai government said one person had a heart attack as a result of the smoke and the rush to get out of the building. One person was described as moderately injured and 14 people were said to have suffered minor injuries.