Dubai hotel fire News

After High Rise Fires, Dubai Will Require Recladding

New fire safety rules have come to Dubai after a series of skyscraper fires that marred its futuristic skyline, but authorities offered few details Sunday about how they’ll force owners to replace flammable siding with better material. Most of the …

New Fire Safety Laws in Dubai After Skyscraper Blazes

Dubai will supervise construction crews more strictly and monitor the material they use after a series of skyscraper fires, including a New Year’s Eve blaze that made headlines around the world, a top civil defense official said Wednesday. Speaking to …

New Year’s Eve Dubai Tower Blaze Reveals Risks in Cladding

Within minutes, the revelry of New Year’s Eve in Dubai turned to horror as those gathered for fireworks downtown watched flames race up the side of one of the glistening city’s most prominent luxury hotels. But the fire at the …