Fire at downtown Dubai's highrise Address hotel

A fire runs up some 20 stories of a building in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015. The fire broke out Thursday in a residential building near Dubai's massive New Year's Eve fireworks display. It was not immediately clear what caused the fire near the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest skyscraper at 828 meters (905 yards). (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
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(CNN)-- A fire broke out Thursday night at the high-end Address hotel in downtown Dubai, the government of the United Arab Emirates' most populous city said.

Video showed flames shooting out of many floors of the high-rise hotel's midsection.

Authorities were at the scene, working on the incident, the government said.

A fire broke out Thursday night at the high-end Address hotel in downtown Dubai, the government of the United Arab Emirates' most populous city said.

Video showed flames shooting out of many floors of the high-rise hotel's midsection.

Authorities were at the scene, working on the incident, the government said.



 
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