Fire is seen at the 1,105 foot tall Torch tower skyscraper on August 4, 2017 in Dubai. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB
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Police in Dubai have reopened the streets around one of the world's tallest residential skyscrapers after firefighters put out a blaze that erupted early Friday in the high-rise, forcing residents to evacuate in the middle of the night and sending chunks of debris plummeting below.Several building residents said the fire broke out just after 1 a.m. at the 86-story Torch Tower residential building, which had also caught fire just two-and-a-half years earlier.Parts of the building were still undergoing restoration work when the second fire broke out overnight Friday.Several skyscrapers in the United Arab Emirates have caught fire in recent years, including a towering inferno that engulfed a 63-story luxury hotel in Dubai on New Year's Eve in 2016 .
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