December 31, 2015 / 7:19 PM / 4 years ago

Dubai fire hotel evacuated, blaze 90 percent under control: authorities

A fire engulfs The Address Hotel in downtown Dubai in the United Arab Emirates December 31, 2015. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

DUBAI (Reuters) - A 63-storey skyscraper in downtown Dubai that was engulfed by fire on Thursday has been evacuated and the blaze is 90 percent under control, authorities in the Gulf emirate said.

Reporting by Noah Browning, William Maclean; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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