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Saturday, 21 February 2015

Pics: Fire rips through one of the world's tallest residential buildings in Dubai

The Dubai Marina Torch, an 86-storey building which stands (1,105 ft), was engulfed by fire in the early hours of today forcing a mass evacuation. The fire reportedly started around the 52nd floor then moved to the lower parts of the building. Thousands of residents were evacuated from the highrise and it took more than a dozen fire trucks to extinguish the flames.

Authorities say there were no reports of deaths or injuries from the Marina Torch fire and the cause of the fire is not immediately clear. See photos from the incident after the cut...


84 comments:

Unknown said...

People's billions of dollars burning.......*cry tears for the owner*s*..........


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AbokiDaWarriBoy said...

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AbokiDaWarriBoy said...

Pheeeww

Kester Eke said...

Fire fire...


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Alloy Chikezie said...

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Unknown said...

Jeeezzz
That's a tall one indeed. Now next

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Unknown said...

Dis is bad news. :-(

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Debbie Chelsea said...

Thank God no life was lost...

Bishop Dammy said...

Damage to the building a great loss! But thank God no life was lost. Psalm 121:7-8. @Bishop_Dammy

Anointed said...

Waoh,dis is serious !!! #linda am here o #

Anointed said...

Waoh,dis is serious !!! #linda am here o #

Kester Eke said...

That one nah money oooo


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Anointed said...

Waoh,dis is serious !!! #linda am here o #

Joy(sharonlady002@yahoo.com said...

na wa oooo fire evryday

Anonymous said...

scary

Unknown said...

Good one Linda..

Unknown said...

Vry beautiful edifice. Bt I can't possibly live inside that place. Too scary.


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Unknown said...

Ironically , the name is " torch " ....uhmm

Kester Eke said...


LOOK at what I Caught a Lady Doing in a Public Bus.


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Kester Eke said...

It is well


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Anonymous said...

I mean it IS called the TORCH

Unknown said...

Thank God no life was lost. The building is named torch though, so...

Juleslouis said...

Man' ds building is tall. Don't think i can live in a building like this o. Nothing like quick and responsive fire services in situations like this.

Anonymous said...

Well, it's the torch... lol

Unknown said...

It is well

Anonymous said...

damn the fire is over. =(

PRETTY GIRL said...

Ha! Hope the damage isn't so enormous though

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Zamani said...

They should be covered with insurance. Pls visit rellaidiovo.blogspot.com

Davido's driver said...

Fire service is working..unlike naija where we use buckets to quench fire


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NaijaDeltaBabe said...

Why all dese fire outbreaks?

Anonymous said...

Hmmmmm. Thank God for technology.... if. not so many lives would have been lost. Good one dubai and sorry for the building

Mz Lolo... said...

Its a pity

Anonymous said...

Wow that's a lot of damage!

ary said...

Tallest residential building in the world, too bad, luckily no life was lost, that is great news.

Unknown said...

If is in nigeria thousand wil die,before fire extinguishers wil come,gud to hear nobdy died

@Osirmah said...

Wow, just left dere not too long ago, ThankGod for ma life o!!!

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Unknown said...

when rich man see death, him go run leave money kia! thank God everyone's safe.

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Unknown said...

Thank God no life was lost !

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Anonymous said...

Irony; the torch got torched!

Unknown said...

C how d incident was managed & no deaths or injuries was reported, if its my country, hmm...never mind.

Unknown said...

Sad stuff,insurance will cover it sha

Unknown said...

The Touch was eventually touched­čś░

Unknown said...

The Torch ' was eventually torched '..sad

Unknown said...

Vanity.... OBSEQUIOUS

Anonymous said...

Unlike Nigeria that's why there is a functional insurance system

Anonymous said...

Seeing that no one was injured, I now pity the insurance company. Crazy claims, Lesser profits. #Wise1

Unknown said...

This is bad
Really bad!

Unknown said...

Chai. Dozen of fire trucks! Thank God no life was lost

Unknown said...

serious

Unknown said...

Nawaoh. But what could have caused the fire?

Unknown said...

wow,, am sure its insured..

Anonymous said...

EHYAAAA, DS IS BAD BT I WNT STAY IN SUCH A BUILDIN...86??OHH NOOOO....TOMJERRYSWIT

Anonymous said...

EHYAAAA, DS IS BAD BT I WNT STAY IN SUCH A BUILDIN...86??OHH NOOOO....TOMJERRYSWIT

Unknown said...

Hang on!!!!
What did u say the name of this building is again?????? Shiooooor!!!!

Joizzy Joel said...

That bad news..tnx to God though as no life was lost

Anonymous said...

The Torch! What's in a name? Not so shocking that its torched. As for those crying for the owner of the property, save your tears, its most certainly insured

Goziem Oh LORD said...

Thank GOD nobody died

Joizzy Joel said...

Linda post my comment nah, I wanna be seeing them..thanks

Anonymous said...

They have insurance

Anonymous said...

So bad! Thank God no one died. #24C2086A

Unknown said...

Thank God no life was lost.



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Unknown said...

I am hyperphobia for height. I no go fit live there o.




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Unknown said...

thank God, everything is back to normal





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Unknown said...

Oh-ouh! Big pity!

prettiyz said...

Chai this house is too big,where do dey start to rebuild this house

Unknown said...

Even to stare off my window is an issue talk more of living at such heights! Na die be that..

HAWT TALK WITH TOSAN said...

A sight to behold indeed. Good no one got hurt

Unknown said...

Not to worry, insurance go pay for the repairs. Linda take note!

Unknown said...

Not to worry, insurance go pay for the repairs. Linda take note!

Unknown said...

Not to worry, insurance go pay for the repairs. Linda take note!

Unknown said...

86 Storey days very high o.

Unknown said...

86 Storey days very high o.

Unknown said...

Nawa ooo, wonder hw d fire service will be able to stop d fire cus d building is awfully tall

Mercy seat said...

Certified panic pop in that building n it's environs

Subomi said...

so far no one died...insurance will handle the rest

Unknown said...

Too bad *thamixbreed*

Unknown said...

Atleast no life was lost..praise God.





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Unknown said...

Wow! The building is very tall,sorry to those affected...

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