Reports of Burj Khalifa ‘fire’ unfounded, say police:




Dubai Police sources and Civil Defence say they have received no reports of a ‘fire’ the Burj Khalifa on Sunday night, following rumours on social media.

Officials said they were aware of reports on Twitter – but believe pictures showing smoke around the world’s tallest building was in fact of clouds and fog.

Some users claimed they had seen fire engines and ambulances in the area, but officials said no units had been sent to the half-mile tall building.

A police source told 7DAYS: “We are aware of reports on social media – but we’re quite sure it’s just a cloud formation or fog.”

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