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Fire breaks out 26 floors up Dubai tower

Blaze extended up to 28th floor but fire crews put it out in 40 minutes, with only three people treated at the scene for minor injuries.

DUBAI // A fire broke out in a building in Business Bay on Wednesday morning.

A Dubai Civil Defence spokesman said that three people sustained minor injuries and were treated on the spot in an ambulance. He said that the blaze erupted at about 9.45am on the balcony of the 26th floor of Regal Tower, which has 32 floors.

The fire spread up to balconies on the 28th floor but did not affect the building’s interior.

It was put out by 10.25am by fire units from Al Satwa and Al Manara stations.


Updated: November 25, 2015 04:00 AM