Beijing highrise hotel fire

Discussion in 'Random Thoughts' started by Pressed_Rat, Feb 9, 2009.

  1. Pressed_Rat

    Pressed_Rat Do you even lift, bruh?

    Video:

    http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=38b_1234198956

    ......

    http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=cc6_1234206092

    I've never seen a highrise building this engulfed in flames. It spread so quickly, too. Good thing it was still under construction and no people were inside. The fire was the result of a fireworks display to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Within minutes the entire building, from top to bottom, was on fire.

    AND IT DIDN'T EVEN COLLAPSE!!!!

    Mmmmm...
     
  2. zilla939

    zilla939 Thought Police Lifetime Supporter

    it's just a model!!!
     
  3. Ocean Bionic

    Ocean Bionic Hero of the People

    how anticlimactic.
     
  4. Aristartle

    Aristartle Snow Falling on Cedars Lifetime Supporter

    The ash is so heavy, in the nightly humid bog, that it lingers and falls just as fast at it rises up from the heat.

    Oh, and the building wasn't finished being built. :p
     
  5. Pressed_Rat

    Pressed_Rat Do you even lift, bruh?

    No, it was an actual hotel in the process of being built.
     
  6. zilla939

    zilla939 Thought Police Lifetime Supporter

    no, bad things don't actually happen.
     
  7. dd3stp233

    dd3stp233 -=--=--=-

    I saw a building go up like that, though smaller in size maybe only 10-15 stories, from welding mishap while under construction. Heat was rising so fast it was sucking up flaming materials and raining it down blocks away catching other stuff on fire. Quite a sight while stoned. That building also did not fall.
     
  8. Zoomie

    Zoomie My mom is dead, ok?

    Moderator, please also move this thread to Conspiracy.

    KTHXBYE.
     

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