A picture taken on August 4, 2017 shows a general view of "The Torch", one of the tallest towers in Dubai, after a fire blaze ripped through it early in the morning.

This is the second blaze to hit the skyscraper after a previous inferno in 2015 caused extensive damage to its luxury flats and triggered an evacuation of nearby blocks in the Marina neighbourhood.
Authorities said no casualties were reported from the blaze which erupted in the middle to upper floors of The Torch, once the tallest residential development in the world. / AFP PHOTO / KARIM SAHIB
On Friday, a fire quickly spread to 64 floors, raising questions about how such a fast moving fire could be stalled in future. Karim Sahib / AFP

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