Fire in Dubai office tower extinguished with no casualties

High-rise in Dubai catches fire

High-rise in Dubai catches fire

The 68-story Almas Tower, 360-meters (1,180-feet) tall, is home to the Dubai Multi Commodities Center, which is also an economic free zone.

In the videos and photos captured by residents and bystanders, smoke can be seen rising from the building on Sunday afternoon. All employees and visitors are being evacuated and no injuries have been reported so far.

A fire has broken out at a high-rise building in Dubai.

Dubai Civil Defence is working to put out a minor fire that broke out in Almas Tower in Jumeirah Lakes Towers.

The DMCC later wrote on Twitter that the fire's epicenter was in the tower's mast.

Dubai, a skyscraper-studded city in the United Arab Emirates, has suffered a spate of fires in its high-rises.

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