A fire broke out Monday afternoon on the top floors of a residential building in Rmeil at the northern edge of the Achrafieh district in Beirut.
The fire was under control shortly before 2 p.m. and no casualties have been reported, according to a Beirut firefighter interviewed at the scene by L'Orient-Le Jour's journalist.
The Civil Defense said on Twitter that it had evacuated a family trapped by the fire and that several flats had been affected by the blaze.
No information was yet available on the cause of the fire.
Additional reporting by Matthieu Karam.