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originally posted by: makemap
Too much idiots trying to figure out the explosion. It is obviously the biggest firework you'll ever see. Look at the Chinese video again. I doubt TNT creates tiny flares.
Not like the Toronto Propane explosion.
Tianjin Fire Department sources said the detachment zone, bonded detachment has 36 officers and soldiers lost contact, 33 wounded soldiers in hospital, two soldiers died. According to a preliminary understanding of the scene when the fire broke out seven containers exploded, igniting the surrounding buildings and parking lots and open yard explosion, explosion area of about 5300 square feet.
Tianjin Development Zone fire brigade fireman introduced after the first sound explosion site, the squadron has sent three squadrons of the police, after the second sound explosion, more than two-thirds of the fire brigade have injuries, there are still More than twenty members lost contact, "do not know is buried at the scene or the hospital."
originally posted by: Leonidas
a reply to: fixitwcw
I'll just leave this video of the Pepcon explosion in (Henderson, Nevada*) here...
State owned or not is hardly the issue.
originally posted by: DAVID64
a reply to: LeatherNLace
At 17 secs you see the blast and at 27 the building is rocked by the pressure wave. I would imagine anyone within a half mile was affected.