One of the World’s Largest Apartment Buildings in Flames
One of the world's largest apartment buildings caught on fire this weekend.The Marina Torch, a 79-story residential tower in Dubai, was engulfed in flames early Saturday morning, forcing hundreds to evacuate Yahoo News reports:
"According to a report in the English-language Gulf News, hundreds were evacuated from the building but high winds hindered firefighters' initial efforts to contain the blaze. It has since been extinguished, according to local witnesses."
"Resident Kathryn Dickie told ABC News that the building's fire alarms started blaring about 2 a.m. She lives on the 13th foor. 'The guards were pretty frantic,' she said."