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Fire engulfs Palm Jumeirah residential tower

No injuries have been reported from the incident, with evacuation operations proceeding successfully, officials confirmed

A fire broke out in a building at Palm Jumeirah. [Image: Twitter/AndreNiekerk]
A fire broke out in a building at Palm Jumeirah. [Image: Twitter/AndreNiekerk]
At 1.10am, Dubai Media Office stated that the fire had been completely extinguished. [Image: Twitter/DxbMediaOffice]
At 1.10am, Dubai Media Office stated that the fire had been completely extinguished. [Image: Twitter/DxbMediaOffice]

A fire engulfed in a residential apartment tower at Dubai's Palm Jumeirah on 12 December, 2016. 

According to report by local daily Gulf News, the blaze broke out in one of the buildings that is part of the Oceana complex. 

Dubai Media Office said in a tweet at 11.40pm that Dubai Civil Defence crews were on site to put out the blaze. 

At the time, the agency also said that no injuries had been reported from the incident, and evacuation works had been successfully completed. 

In a separate tweet at 1.10am, Dubai Media Office confirmed that the fire had been "completely extinguished with no injuries reported". 

The cause of the fire is yet to be determined. 

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