Dramatic footage has emerged of a building in downtown Nanjing ablaze on Tuesday afternoon.

Photo: Weibo.

The fire broke out at around 3pm. No casualties have been reported as yet.

Photo: Weibo.

Flames ripped through one side of the 26-storey Lusheng Building, located on Hongwu Road.

Local media reported that the fire was caused by a fault in the central air conditioning system on the sixth floor. Firefighters extinguished the blaze within the hour.

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Isaac Cheung is pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and Politics and Public Administration at the University of Hong Kong. During the Occupy Central protests, Isaac worked as an editor and reporter at LIVE: Verified Updates, a bilingual news page founded and maintained by HKU journalism students. He has also worked at Coconuts Hong Kong as a reporter.