Breaking News!!: Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Fire erupted at the Address Hotel before New Year 2016 Celebration.
Just before crowds of people welcomed in the New Year 2016, a huge fire erupted at the Address Hotel, a 63 story hotel, residence, and mall, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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The fire started just about 15 minutes before 12:00am (Local Time) on Thursday, December 31st, 2015.
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At least 14 people suffered minor injures, including a person suffered a heart attack due to the smoke and overcrowding during evacuation, but there were no children were among those injured.
According to Maj. Gen. Rashed al-Matrushi, General Director of the Dubai Civil Defence, this fire will not affect the New Year 2016 celebration.
At the stroke of 12:00am (Local Time), the skies over Dubai, United Arab Emirates erupted in fireworks well smoke continued to shroud the fire ravaged hotel.
The fire is at 90% percent contained and the cause of the fire is under investigation, but here’s reports that a curtain caught on fire.
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