A fire broke out in the one of the most expensive hotels in the world hours before the New Year’s celebrations in Dubai.
Flames ran up 20 stories at the Address Hotel, near the Burj Khalifa.
14 minor injuries,1 moderate&1 heart attack case reported due 2 over-crowding&smoke at the fire site,all received prompts medical assistance
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) December 31, 2015
Debris reportedly was raining on unsuspecting tourists below but fortunately none of the flames were able to reach inside the building.
14 people suffered minor injuries due to fire and one person died following a heart attack.
Reports suggest the flames may have been started following an incident at a restaurant at the base.
Below you’ll see a video of the fire courtesy of Global News