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Another High Rise Fire

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posted on Aug, 3 2017 @ 05:50 PM
Another high rise fire breaking right now in Dubai.
The aptly named Torch Tower, the same one that caught on fire in 2015 is burning.
Cant find any live feeds for it yet.

posted on Aug, 3 2017 @ 05:54 PM

Torch Tower

The IRONY couldn't be any better if they planned it.

posted on Aug, 3 2017 @ 05:55 PM
Wonder what cladding they used?

posted on Aug, 3 2017 @ 06:10 PM
This caught on fire in 2015!

It is not the only one either! Just glancing over causes: cigarette butts. (contains cools and an animated gif that is shocking) - When Will Dubai Fix Its Burning Skyscraper Problem?

Maybe they should ban smoking in Dubai?

posted on Aug, 3 2017 @ 06:41 PM
a reply to: RazorV66

They got about 45 minutes to get everyone out before it is at risk of collapse.

posted on Aug, 4 2017 @ 02:58 PM
a reply to: ketsuko

Unless local regulators do something about the building’s flammable aluminum cladding, however, there’s a decent chance the building could burn again. At 1,100 feet tall, Torch Tower is one of the tallest buildings in Dubai, and it’s covered in aluminum panels that are filled with combustible plastic. So when even the smallest flame lights up the exterior, the blaze can spread with breakneck speed. - Dubai's Unfortunately Named Torch Tower Won't Stop Catching on Fire.

A: Aluminum panels filled with plastic.

Plastic burns real well! It melts then combines with air then drips as a burning mass. Found that out as a teen and thought that it was a neat demo around the campfire. Toxic fumes too. Horrible smell. I would bet that somebody sells them new panels filled carbon aerogel. That is the stuff they are lining that solar satellite with to keep it from burning up going through the sun's corona. Either the foam or the aerogel is not too hard to make and is not expensive.

475 people evacuated. 50 of the 86 floors lit up. And sounds like it happen again.

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