Fire engulfs UAE residential towers

DUBAI: A huge blaze engulfed at least two residential towers in the northern UAE emirate of Ajman , local media and a witness said.

The fire erupted at a building in the Ajman One residential cluster of 12 towers and spread to at least another tower, Gulf News daily reported on its website. No casualties had yet been reported.

A resident told AFP that the fire, near the coastline, was fanned by a strong wind. Local media said residents were being evacuated as fire brigades struggled to contain the blaze. AFP