Fire reported at Tiger Tower in Dubai Marina

A fire has reportedly broken out at Dubai’s Tiger Tower, a high-rise building in the city’s Marina district on Tuesday

Tiger Tower in Dubai Marina [Twitter].
Tiger Tower in Dubai Marina [Twitter].

A fire has reportedly broken out at Dubai’s Tiger Tower, a high-rise building in the city’s Marina district, on Tuesday.

Witnesses said that civil defence and firefighters were on the scene just after 11am where smoke could be seen bellowing from the upper levels of the building.

WATCH: Aftermath of Torch Tower fire in Dubai

A spokesperson from the civil defence said that the fire has been brought under control, according to Gulf News.

Dubai Media Office said that the minor fire started on a balcony and that residents were safely evacuated. 

 

Dubai Civil Defence has put out a minor fire which started on a balcony of Tiger Tower in the Marina. No injuries were reported.

— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) August 6, 2017

 

The incident comes days after another blaze tore through the Torch Tower on Thursday, located just blocks away in the same area.

The fire at the Torch Tower was brought under control in two hours with no reported injuries.

 

Fire reported at Dubai Marina's Tiger Tower. Civil Defence on the scene quickly and residents evacuated. pic.twitter.com/hIr1ImIrjP

— ShortListDXB (@ShortListDXB) August 6, 2017

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