The flammable cladding on the outside of the building was incinerated in the blaze and crashed down to the ground below
Pictures and video footage showed a large blaze ripping through multiple floors of the Marina Torch tower.
More than a dozen fire trucks were able to extinguish the blaze several hours after the fire alarm went off around 2am local time.
A witness told Reuters flames shot out from two sides of the building as glass and metal rained down from near the summit of the 79-storey skyscraper, which stands more 330 metres tall (1,105 ft)…
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