A few hours before the New year celebrations a fire broke out in one of the tallest hotel in Dubai. The fire engulfed several dozen floors of the Address Downtown.
According to preliminary information, the fire is on the 20th floor of the building.
63-storey hotel is located in the district, which is the traditional place for the New year. Next to a burning hotel every year thousands of people gather to watch the fireworks.
The staff of the civil defense and firefighters evacuated guests from the hotel.
The representative of local authorities told the media that as a result of a fire nobody suffered.
The city government decided to cancel celebrations.