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Posted: 12/31/2015 1:22:31 PM EST
This looks really bad.

https://www.rt.com/news/327592-dubai-hotel-fire-address/
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Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:24:48 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/31/2015 1:25:19 PM EST by armoredsaint]
i assume fire and rescue there isn't as good as here.



and it is weird to see fire that vertical like that.






dubai is a nice country.


 
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:24:59 PM EST
It's about 10:30 pm and the News Years fireworks display was to occur nearby the hotel.  The world's tallest building is nearby.
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:25:13 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/31/2015 1:28:08 PM EST by Attman]
It's on Fox now.   That's one hell of a fire!  


Edited to fix spelling.
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:25:35 PM EST
That whole thing looks like it's engulfed in flames. I hope they were able to evacuate all 60+ stories.
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:26:42 PM EST
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Originally Posted By Attman:
It's on Fox now.   That's one hell of a file!  
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You think the fire started at a filing cabinet?
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:28:00 PM EST
Auto-exposing,  Upward flame travel will stop when they run out of floors.
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:28:29 PM EST
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Originally Posted By b00by:


You think the fire started at a filing cabinet?
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Originally Posted By Attman:
It's on Fox now.   That's one hell of a file!  


You think the fire started at a filing cabinet?



Fixed  
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:28:38 PM EST
One hell of a fire.
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:29:11 PM EST
That is one hell of a fire.
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Originally Posted By clweathers:
One hell of a fire.
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Fucker.
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:29:35 PM EST
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Originally Posted By b00by:


You think the fire started at a filing cabinet?
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Originally Posted By b00by:
Originally Posted By Attman:
It's on Fox now.   That's one hell of a file!  


You think the fire started at a filing cabinet?


The fire probably started as a result of some fool filing down the firing pin of his AR atop a filing cabinet.
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:29:41 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/31/2015 1:34:09 PM EST by glklvr]
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Originally Posted By armoredsaint:
i assume fire and rescue there isn't as good as here.
 
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Insha'allah
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:30:17 PM EST
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If real, WoW
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:30:18 PM EST
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I have a feeling that the death toll will be very high. but, I have no doubt that we  will never know exactly how many.
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:30:22 PM EST
has there been any explanation for how it started?
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:30:22 PM EST
No fucks given

How many syrian refugees has dubai accepted??
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:30:51 PM EST
Fireworks can't melt steel
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:31:11 PM EST
Fire Protection systems in this building??  Doesn't look like it.  Spread is way too fast...!
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:31:26 PM EST
Wow.  That is one hell of a fire.
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:31:33 PM EST
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Originally Posted By Bradders:
Now showing on Sky News, looks very bad.....been burning for around 1hr
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Does this work?

Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:32:54 PM EST
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Originally Posted By Southrnshooter:
Fire Protection systems in this building??  Doesn't look like it.  Spread is way too fast...!
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but. but, it is a Five Star hotel.
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:34:00 PM EST

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Originally Posted By AlvinYork:
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Government said no injuries and fireworks will proceed as planned

strange
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:34:07 PM EST


Looks like that building is from a godzilla movie or that movie with the giant robots.
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:34:32 PM EST
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Originally Posted By 495H0kie:




Government said no injuries and fireworks will proceed as planned

strange
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Originally Posted By 495H0kie:

Originally Posted By AlvinYork:
I have a feeling that the death toll will be very high. but, I have no doubt that we  will never know exactly how many.



Government said no injuries and fireworks will proceed as planned

strange


Not terrorism
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:35:15 PM EST
does it seem odd the power is still one, lights still on?
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:35:28 PM EST
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Originally Posted By CarbineDad:


Does this work?

https://youtu.be/y60wDzZt8yg
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Originally Posted By CarbineDad:
Originally Posted By Bradders:
Now showing on Sky News, looks very bad.....been burning for around 1hr


Does this work?

https://youtu.be/y60wDzZt8yg


Yep.  Thanks!
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:36:01 PM EST
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:37:52 PM EST
Didn't one burn in the gulf a couple of years ago too?
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:38:03 PM EST

Watching on FOX
That's a big fire.
That's going to be a sonofabitch to put out.

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Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:38:32 PM EST
...Oh my

Hope everyone is safe
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:39:09 PM EST
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Originally Posted By Bradders:
Civil Defense Authority say no injuries
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Yeah right

Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:39:37 PM EST
They need The Juice

Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:39:46 PM EST
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Originally Posted By CarbineDad:
Didn't one burn in the gulf a couple of years ago too?
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There was a fire in the last year, it was mostly the facade.

eta: Torch skyscraper on February 21st, 2015.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-31562099
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Originally Posted By glklvr:


Insha'allah
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Originally Posted By glklvr:
Originally Posted By armoredsaint:
i assume fire and rescue there isn't as good as here.
 


Insha'allah


That was actually on the comments beside the video link.
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:40:40 PM EST

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Originally Posted By Nailcrusher:
Yeah right



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Originally Posted By Bradders:

Civil Defense Authority say no injuries




Yeah right





it started on the outside of the building, so it is possible





 
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:41:12 PM EST
A goat kicked over a lamp in the bedroom.
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:41:13 PM EST
Muslim Lightning???
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:42:23 PM EST
Haji  hit the snack bar?
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Originally Posted By Nailcrusher:

Watching on FOX
That's a big fire.
That's going to be a sonofabitch to put out.

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they, will not put it out, time will burn it out.
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:42:52 PM EST
Damn bacon grease fires.
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:43:06 PM EST
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Originally Posted By Pudwak:


That was actually on the comments beside the video link.
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Originally Posted By glklvr:
Originally Posted By armoredsaint:
i assume fire and rescue there isn't as good as here.
 


Insha'allah


That was actually on the comments beside the video link.


I believe it. They are taught "If god wills it" from birth. Our advisors have a hell of a time teaching them to actually aim their weapons.
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:44:10 PM EST
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Originally Posted By samo38:
Damn bacon grease fires.
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Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:45:07 PM EST
Damn.
Link Posted: 12/31/2015 1:46:54 PM EST

Dubai government officials say New Year celebrations will continue as scheduled despite nearby building fire - @DXBMediaOffice

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