A major fire has broken out in a tower block in central Dubai, close to the world's tallest skyscraper the Burj Khalifa.
According to the Government of Dubai the building is The Address Downtown hotel.
A fire has been reported in the Address Downtown hotel. Authorities are currently on-site to address the incident swiftly and safely #Dubai
Local newspaper the Khaleej Times reported that the fire broke out as people were gathering in Downtown Dubai for a large fireworks display to kick off the city's New Year's Eve celebrations.
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