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Old November 18th, 2012, 03:32 AM   #1
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Tamweel Tower (Jumeirah Lake Towers Dubai) on fire

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Old November 18th, 2012, 06:14 AM   #2
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Ugh. All that debris falling. Hope nobody was injured.

Look at that stream of molten material...

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Old November 18th, 2012, 07:02 AM   #3
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It was a terrifyin wiev. I saw this at 6:00 in the morning when going to work.
God may help people lost their homes.

























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Old November 18th, 2012, 07:52 AM   #4
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Old November 18th, 2012, 02:03 PM   #5
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This is bad. I hope nobody got hurt and the tower is not damaged badly.
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Old November 19th, 2012, 12:26 AM   #6
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Not good, I see similar towers meaning more have isolation or cladding that can burn?? Are there no building laws in Dubai to prevent this?
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Old November 20th, 2012, 06:09 PM   #7
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What was the cladding of the crown made from?
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Old November 20th, 2012, 11:58 PM   #8
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wow.. how to fix this thing.
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Old November 21st, 2012, 03:22 AM   #9
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Probably aluminium. It melts easily, but who knows what flammable insulation was under it?
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Old November 22nd, 2012, 11:06 AM   #10
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What a sin. I wonder how they're going to fix this? I've heard that as awful as it looks, it's mostly cosmetic.
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Old November 22nd, 2012, 10:21 PM   #11
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Aren't these buildings suposed to have fire systems like water sprinklers ? I wonder if they did or if they even work.
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