Another skyscraper that doesn’t collapse after being engulfed unlike WTC

Towering inferno of Istanbul: Forty-two storey skyscraper is engulfed by blaze

By Tom Goodenough
PUBLISHED: 15:16, 17 July 2012 | UPDATED: 15:50, 17 July 2012

A large fire has engulfed a skyscraper in the centre of Istanbul.

The 42-storey Polat Tower, which contains flats as well as shops and businesses, caught fire earlier today.

Incredibly no one was hurt in the blaze as hundreds were safely evacuated from the building.

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