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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 20 October 2018

Fire at under construction tower block in Dubai

Fire crews tackle blaze at 40-storey building

Fire crews battled a blaze at an under construction tower block in Dubai for more than an hour.

A fire broke at the building in Jumeirah Village Circle, Dubai Civil Defence confirmed.

Dubai Civil Defence operation room received a report about the incident at 1:39pm on Monday. The fire had been extinguished at 3:07pm and nobody was injured.

Two fire units, Al Barsha and Al Marsa, extinguished the fire.

The site has been handed to Dubai police to determine the cause of the incident.