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Originally posted by boondock-saint
reply to post by CestLaVie
one big difference between your laser video
and the photo of the rig.
There is no smoke coming from the heli-pad
after the hole was cut.
Originally posted by muzzleflash
The hole could have been cut many hours prior to the photograph.
Originally posted by Phage
As this image shows, the area around the helipad was burning intensely before the platform capsized. It's not surprising the deck burned through. It also appears that is the area which firefighting was concentrated on. Makes sense.
[edit on 5/2/2010 by Phage]