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Title: 1,100ft Torch Tower engulfed in flames
Post by: Cedar on August 03, 2017, 06:36:31 PM
Dubai Torch Tower is on fire
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/08/03/dubai-skyscraper-fire-1100ft-torch-tower-engulfed-flames/

Cedar
Title: Re: 1,100ft Torch Tower engulfed in flames
Post by: never_retreat on August 03, 2017, 07:09:05 PM
Again.
This thing burned in 2015 if I remember correctly.
Title: Re: 1,100ft Torch Tower engulfed in flames
Post by: Cedar on August 03, 2017, 07:18:57 PM
Again.
This thing burned in 2015 if I remember correctly.

Yup. So far no injuries reported.. so that is good.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Marina_Torch

Cedar
Title: Re: 1,100ft Torch Tower engulfed in flames
Post by: archer on August 04, 2017, 08:49:12 AM
naming a tall skyscraper like that the 'Torch Tower' is just begging for fire problems.. imho
Title: Re: 1,100ft Torch Tower engulfed in flames
Post by: Alan Georges on August 04, 2017, 06:11:12 PM
naming a tall skyscraper like that the 'Torch Tower' is just begging for fire problems.. imho
At least they'll never run afoul of truth in advertising laws.  :D
Title: Re: 1,100ft Torch Tower engulfed in flames
Post by: archer on August 05, 2017, 09:23:22 AM
At least they'll never run afoul of truth in advertising laws.  :D
haha! got that right.