Details are scarce, but there is billowing black smoke coming from near the Pearl Tower in Lujiazui, Pudong – the financial district of Shanghai. The fire seems to have started in the workers dormitory of a building under construction right next to the Sheraton Hotel on Pujian Road (浦建路 38).
Update: News of the fire has now hit Xinmin
【新民网·独家报道】陆家嘴在建国金大厦今早发生火灾，据新民网网友称，起火点为大厦工地，新民网已赴现场进行视频报道。 This morning, Lujiazui’s Jian Guo Jin (Ritz Carlton?) Building experienced a fire. According to Xinmin netizens, the fire started at the building’s construction site. Xinmin is going to the site to file a report.
The fire has now been put out, according to these Xinmin photos.
Pictures from 玉米
namaeganai and 小虫