A Reuters witness said part of one side of the building was smouldering as firefighters hosed it down. The building was close to completion after years of construction.
Lebanese broadcaster al-Jadeed earlier broadcast footage showing smoke billowing from the building.
#BREAKING : Fire in a complex under construction in downtown Beirut. #Lebanon #Beirut pic.twitter.com/XnG4o2Mzw2
— Rahul Upadhyay...