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RAW: Dubai skyscraper engulfed in flames

Posted at 7:02 PM, Aug 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-03 19:02:06-04

(RNN) – A fire is raging on a skyscraper in Dubai. 

Dubai Civil Defense has confirmed the blaze and social media images show a fire on several floors of the tall building.

The name of structure is the Torch Tower. 

The Torch is one of the tallest buildings in the world with 82 floors, ABC News reports.

The Dubai Media Office tweeted that there have been no injuries reported so far.  The Torch was the site of a blaze in 2015, the BBC reports. The building opened in 2011.   

Dubai is one of the most populous cities in the United Arab Emirates, and is located on the coast of the Persian Gulf.

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