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Old November 19th, 2007, 09:16 PM   #1
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skycraper fires

idk this just came to mind whne i saw pics of what happend to the aon center in la back in 1988 but yea post pics

heres one that happend to One Meridian Plaza in Philadelphia back in 1991



and hears one that hapend to the aon center in Los Angeles back in 1988


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Old November 20th, 2007, 01:02 PM   #2
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Fire in London.
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Old November 20th, 2007, 07:56 PM   #3
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WTC 9/11
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Old November 20th, 2007, 08:18 PM   #4
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I took these about a year ago.

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Old November 20th, 2007, 08:24 PM   #5
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Quite interestingly, not one skyscraper EVER collapsed due to fires (even prolonged ones) but it happened THREE times in one day (you know what day already). Just chance, you know.
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Old November 20th, 2007, 08:34 PM   #6
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Thats because steel is remarkably resilient.
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Old November 20th, 2007, 09:48 PM   #7
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World Trade Center 7 9/11




World Financial Center Shanghai 15th August 2007



Windsor Building 12 February 2005



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Old November 20th, 2007, 10:12 PM   #8
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heres wtc 3/marriot hotel



seven world trade center






this can also be buildings as well not just skyscrapers or towers
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Old November 20th, 2007, 11:45 PM   #9
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Dang, scary sights for sure.
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Old November 20th, 2007, 11:49 PM   #10
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Parque Central South Tower Fire in Caracas, Venezuela abaut 3 years ago:









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Rebuild of tower after fire:
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Old November 21st, 2007, 12:07 AM   #11
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SWFC caught on fire?
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Old November 21st, 2007, 12:38 AM   #12
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SWFC caught on fire?
Well apparently it happened on the 40th floor, which was accidental. It was extinguished in 1 hour and 15 minutes. Didn't know about this either.
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Old November 21st, 2007, 05:07 AM   #13
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A major fire engulfed Hong Kong's One SilverSea during construction :





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Old November 21st, 2007, 06:25 AM   #14
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Wasn't there one in Hong Kong about 12-15 years ago, not a major one, but killed a bunch of people?

It was on Nathan Road somewhere.
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Old November 21st, 2007, 06:27 AM   #15
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Kazakh capital Astana 2006:
his is what it the skyscraper, Astana's tallest -32-story-130-meter government skyscraper nicknamed "The Lighter".
The fire appeared to have started on a 27th-floor balcony, although its cause had not been determined, the Kazakhstan Today news agency quoted Emergencies Minister Shalbay Kulmakhan as saying.

The building houses the ministries of transport, information and industry and other government agencies.






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Old November 21st, 2007, 06:32 AM   #16
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Fire struck the PhilComCen Building, old high rise in Ortigas, Philippines, last March. These photos was taken from the Crowne Plaza Hotel across the street.





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Old November 21st, 2007, 09:25 AM   #17
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Old November 22nd, 2007, 06:15 AM   #19
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heres a few more of the aon center after the 1988 fire





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Old November 22nd, 2007, 06:45 AM   #20
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So hard to put out a skyscraper fire. At least there hasn't been any in Colombia's 600+ skyscrapers... It's cause we're careful

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