Fire at Torch Tower in Dubai

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.

No major injuries had been reported. A few people were treated for smoke inhalation, according to Dubai’s Gulf News website.

Several residents said the fire broke out just after 1 a.m. at the 86-story Torch Tower — a more than 1,100-foot-tall (335 meters) residential building in Dubai’s popular waterfront Marina district. The same building had also caught fire just two-and-a-half years earlier.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known but in the past, such infernos in Dubai have been linked to highly flammable building cladding — as was the devastating June tower fire in London that killed at least 80 people. (AP)

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Fire at Dubai’s Torch Tower

The Torch Tower Residence block is pictured on fire in Dubai Marina on Aug. 4, 2017 in Dubai, U.A.E. (Photo: Trevor Goddard/Getty Images)

Fire at Dubai’s Torch Tower

Fire damage is shown on the Torch Tower at Marina district in Dubai, U.A.E., Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. (Photo: Kamran Jebreili/AP)

Fire at Dubai’s Torch Tower

A picture taken on August 4, 2017 shows parked cars damaged by the fire that hit “The Torch”, one of the tallest towers in Dubai, early in the morning. (Photo: Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images)

Fire at Dubai’s Torch Tower

The Torch tower residential building in the Marina district is seen after a fire, in Dubai, U.A.E., Aug. 4, 2017. (Photo: Hamad I Mohammed/Reuters)

Fire at Dubai’s Torch Tower

Elite Residences Tower on fire in Dubai Marina on Aug .4, 2017 in Dubai, U.A.E. (Photo: Trevor Goddard/Getty Images)

Fire at Dubai’s Torch Tower

Firefighters stand outside the burning 1,105 foot tall Torch tower skyscraper on August 4, 2017 in Dubai. (Photo: Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images)

Fire at Dubai’s Torch Tower

Smoke and fire rise from a high rise building at Marina district in Dubai, U.A.E., Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. (Photo: Kamran Jebreili/AP)

Fire at Dubai’s Torch Tower

People on a street view a fire at the 1,105 foot tall Torch tower skyscraper on August 4, 2017 in Dubai. (Photo: Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images)

Fire at Dubai’s Torch Tower

Smoke and fire rise from a high rise building at Marina district in Dubai, U.A.E., Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. (Photo: Kamran Jebreili/AP)

Fire at Dubai’s Torch Tower

Dubai Emergency Response teams and Dubai police are seen on the street near Dubai’s Torch tower residential building in the Marina district, Dubai, U.A.E., early hours of August 4, 2017. (Photo: Hamad I Mohammed/Reuters)

Fire at Dubai’s Torch Tower

Fire is seen at the 1,105 foot tall Torch tower skyscraper on August 4, 2017 in Dubai. (Photo: Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images)

Fire at Dubai’s Torch Tower

Fire trucks arrive after a blaze started at the 1,105 foot tall Torch tower skyscraper on August 4, 2017 in Dubai. (Photo: Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images)

Fire at Dubai’s Torch Tower

Flames shoot up the sides of the Torch tower residential building in the Marina district, Dubai, U.A.E., Aug. 4, 2017. (Photo: Mitch Williams/Social Media Website/via Reuters)

Fire at Dubai’s Torch Tower

Elite Residences Tower on fire in Dubai Marina on August 4, 2017 in Dubai, U.A.E. (Photo: Trevor Goddard/Getty Images)