FIFA World Cup: The report quoted officials as saying that the blaze broke out in a building under construction in the city.

A massive fire has broken out in the World Cup city of Lusail in Qatar, The Sun reported. Footage shows thick black smoke rising near the fan village Qetaifan Island North.

The report quoted officials as saying that the blaze broke out in a building under construction in the city. Authorities said the Civil Defense controlled the fire and there were no reported injuries.

The blaze comes following a series of infrastructure issues as Qatar spent millions preparing for the World Cup.