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Video: Fire near Dubai Mall brought under control

A fire that struck an under-construction building near to Dubai Mall has been brought under control, as shown in the following video

A fire that struck an under-construction building near to Dubai Mall has been brought under control.

Smoke from the blaze could be seen by residents of Downtown Dubai early on the morning of Sunday, 2 April, 2017.

Eyewitnesses said the fire broke out at approximately 6.30am, according to Gulf News.

The blaze was brought under control before 8.00am, according to Dubai Police’s Twitter account.

Dubai Civil Defence (DCD) said that its team was still on the scene, working to control the fire, at 8.53am.

The following video shows that while grey smoke is still rising from the building, the black plumes evident in earlier images are no longer present.

The vide was captured from a nearby tower in Business Bay at 8.00am this morning.

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