Authorities investigating cause of fire at Dubai hotel

  • Authorities are investigating the cause of the fire that engulfed a luxury hotel in Dubai on New Year’s Eve. As per media reports, firefighters have been able to contain the blaze; however, a section of the 63-storey Address Downtown Hotel is still smouldering. The blaze apparently started on the 20th floor of the hotel where a significant fire is still visible. 16 people are said to have been hurt in the fire.