In fact, it was not the first time for the Torch to be on fire.
"Thanks to the efforts of the teams on the ground, the inhabitants have been evacuated from the building", said the chief of Dubai police, general Abdullah Khalifa al-Marri.
The resident said a lot of people got out of the building but added that it was unclear if there were people still trapped inside.
Plumes of fire and smoke were seen rising across the 86-floor tower after the fire broke out.
It is not yet known what has caused the massive blaze, but authorities say there have been no reported casualties.
"People still escaping torch tower Dubai. building is well ablaze. looks worse than 2015 fire", Rob Sheperd tweeted.
Authorities later said the fire had been put out, and "cooling operations" were underway. It took about 10 minutes for the residents from the 50th floor to exit the building.
By 4.00 a.m. the exterior of the building showed no sign of fire as residents and onlookers stood around staring up at the building, according to a Reuters witness. The AP mentions that an inferno broke out at a 63-story luxury hotel in Dubai on New Year's Eve in 2016.
Under Dubai's new fire and safety code, builders are required "to ensure that the flammability of the cladding is as close to zero as possible".
The United Arab Emirates issued new fire safety rules earlier this year that requires buildings with flammable cladding to be retrofitted with fire-resistant panels. Older buildings were exempt from the updates to the regulations.
Andersson, who joined other legislators in overriding Rauner's budget veto , said he would not vote to override a veto of SB1. Within 24 hours of the bill's release, the Governor issued his promised amendatory veto to advance this bill.
Our recent book, Asymmetric Politics, explains why the GOP can not easily be diverted from its conservative path. But Flake admitted that such techniques were "a monumental dodge" and compared the situation to a biblical flood.
Berlin will use this opportunity to influence the White House decision and hopes that there is still time until U.S. President Donald Trump finally determines how he will strengthen sanctions against Russian Federation .
Neymar has the consolation of being well-compensated by his new team, to the tune of more than half a million dollars a week. And Neymar , used to playing in the comforting shadow of Messi at Barcelona , now will be his team's unquestioned superstar.
Earlier this year, Cohen-Watnick came under scrutiny for his alleged roundabout role in providing information to GOP Rep. The president has publicly asked why the United States should still be in Afghanistan after almost 16 years.
The plane appeared to have a partly broken left wing, which hung lower than the right wing, Portuguese television pictures showed. Caparica beach was packed with sunbathers when the plane came down in sunny weather, at what is the height of the summer season.
Beaufort Securities maintained Pets at Home Group PLC (LON:PETS) on Thursday, January 21 with "Buy" rating. Pets at Home Group PLC (LON:PETS) traded down 0.62% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching GBX 160.80.
Similar to the V10, a second, supplemental display is located at the top of the device to the right of the front-facing camera. Now, with the LG V30 , according to rumours we can expect a crisper OLED display instead of its traditional LCD displays.
Ford also cut fleet sales by 26 percent, and had to stop sales of its Transit commercial van for a few weeks for a recall. Ford's sales excluding heavy trucks declined 7.4 percent, as passenger-car deliveries dropped 19 percent.
Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. raised its position in AK Steel Holding Corporation by 20.9% in the fourth quarter. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 21,872 shares in the company, valued at $436,127.68.
One day earlier, on Friday, seven-month-old Zane Endress died after being left alone in a auto on the northeast side of Phoenix. Phoenix fire responded to the area of 28th Street and Broadway Road after receiving reports about an injured child.
NBA Live 18 Adds the WNBA, Watch the New Trailer
NBA Live 18 will be the very first video game in history to feature official WNBA players and teams, EA Sports announced today. FIFA2016 added 12 women's soccer national teams, including the US , to the game in 2015.
Women's Euro 2017 Semi-Final
But after France had spurned some early chances, Arsenal striker Jodie Taylor broke the deadlock on the hour with her fifth goal of the tournament.
Trump Dips Below Obama's Worst Approval Rating
The poll was conducted from July 27 to August 1, with the university surveying 1,125 voters nationwide via telephone calls. Twenty-six percent said they viewed Trump as a levelheaded person, while 71 percent say they consider him unstable.
Trump, senators unveil bill to slash legal immigration to US
On Wednesday afternoon, Donald Trump unveiled controversial legislation aimed at reducing legal immigration in the United States. Senator David Perdue said that the proposal was partially formulated based on immigration policies in Canada and Australia.
PayPal enables Skype app payments
That's why we aim to provide people with choice and flexibility in how they send or receive money. Sending is free as long as you use your PayPal balance or a debit card in the United States.
Radeon RX Vega is AMD's return to high-end GPUs
The WX 9100 has 16 GB of 945 MHz HBM2 ECC memory on the same package as the GPU core, providing up to 484 GB/s of bandwidth. Vega will come in a number of different variants including the vega 64 and 56 which will be released later this month.
Bitcoin Avoided a Fork with One "Awesome" "Positive Change"
But some digital currency exchange operators- including Coinbase and Bitstamp - have said they won't support Bitcoin Cash . Coinbase's decision against supporting the new version, however, means its customers will not receive this benefit.