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Photos: Fire at Address Downtown hotel in Dubai

In this Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016 photo, the burned hulk of The Address Downtown is seen in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Skyscraper fires like the blaze that struck the 63-story luxury hotel in Dubai on New Year’s Eve, swiftly turning it into a towering inferno, are not that rare. The New Year’s Eve tower fire in Dubai has raised new issues about the safety of exterior sidings put on high-rise buildings in the United Arab Emirates and around the world.

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In this Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016 photo, the burned hulk of The Address Downtown is seen in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Skyscraper fires like the blaze that struck the 63-story luxury hotel in Dubai on New Year’s Eve, 2016, swiftly turning it into a towering inferno, are not that rare. The fire in Dubai has raised new issues about the safety of exterior sidings put on high-rise buildings in the United Arab Emirates and around the world.

 (Jon Gambrell / AP)

In this Jan. 1, 2016 file photo, smoke billows from the 63-story The Address Downtown skyscraper near the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The New Year’s Eve tower fire in Dubai has raised new issues about the safety of exterior sidings put on high-rise buildings in the United Arab Emirates and around the world.

 (Jon Gambrell / AP)

In this Jan. 1, 2016 file photo, smoke billows from at the 63-story The Address Downtown skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The New Year’s Eve tower fire in Dubai has raised new issues about the safety of exterior sidings put on high-rise buildings in the United Arab Emirates and around the world.

 (Jon Gambrell / AP)
FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2012 file photo, a woman takes photo of Tamweel residential tower as flames engulf a portion of the building at Jumeirah Lakes Towers, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Skyscraper fires like the blaze that struck a 63-story luxury hotel in Dubai on New Year’s Eve, 2016, swiftly turning it into a towering inferno, are not that rare. The fire in Dubai has raised new issues about the safety of exterior sidings put on high-rise buildings in the United Arab Emirates and around the world. (AP Photo/Kaveh Kashani, File) (Kaveh Kashani / AP)

A fire burns in the Address Downtown skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Friday, Jan. 1.

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Smoke billows from the Address Downtown Hotel in Dubai on January 1, 2016, in the aftermath of a huge fire that engulfed several floors of the building.

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A fire burns on the Address Downtown skyscraper in Dubai on Friday, Jan. 1. The blaze began Thursday night before Dubai’s annual New Year’s Eve fireworks show at the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building which sits nearby.

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Fireworks light up the Burj Khalifa as a tower, bottom right, continues to burn in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Fireworks explode over Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, close to a huge fire at the Address Downtown hotel, at the start of 2016 in the United Arab Emirates.

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People watch as flames rip through the Address Downtown hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, after a massive fire erupted there Dec. 31, 2015.

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People watch as the Address Downtown hotel burns after a huge fire ripped through the luxury hotel near the world’s tallest tower in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Dec. 31, 2015.

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Smoke and flames pour out from the Address Downtown hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, after a massive fire erupted there Dec. 31, 2015.

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Flames and smoke after a fire broke out at The Address Hotel in Dubai, UAE.

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The Address Downtown hotel burns after a huge fire ripped through the luxury hotel near the world’s tallest tower in Dubai on Dec. 31, 2015.

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The Address Downtown hotel burns after a huge fire ripped through the luxury hotel near the world’s tallest tower in Dubai on Dec. 31, 2015.

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People camped out to see a fireworks display watch as flames rip through the Address Downtown after a massive fire spread through the luxury hotel Dec. 31, 2015, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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The Address Downtown hotel burns Dec. 31, 2015, after a huge fire ripped through the luxury hotel near the world’s tallest tower in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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The Address Downtown hotel emits a column of smoke while a huge fire rages inside Dec. 31, 2015, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Flames shoot out of the Address Downtown luxury hotel Dec. 31, 2015, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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The Address Downtown hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is seen in an undated photo.

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