Fire Engulfs Under Construction Building Near Burj Khalifa

A blaze which broke out on April 2 at the under-construction Fountain Views Towers in Dubai was brought under control within hours.

The fire broke out around 5:30 am, across from the Dubai Mall, which is part of the well-known Burj Khalifa complex. Roads nearby were closed down, resulting in traffic delays.

According to Khaleej Times, the fire began on the first floor.

No injuries were reported at the time of publication, but the Dubai Civil Defense Force shared that 3 workers were rescued from the building. Credit: YouTube/Ihab Afia via Storyful