Dubai's record-breaking 1,100ft Torch Tower full of expats bursts into horrific flames in chilling echo of the Grenfell Tower disaster - but, unlike London, its wealthy residents make it out alive

Go down

Dubai's record-breaking 1,100ft Torch Tower full of expats bursts into horrific flames in chilling echo of the Grenfell Tower disaster - but, unlike London, its wealthy residents make it out alive

Post by Guest on Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:11 am


  • Footage shows fire climbing up the 86-storey The Torch, a residential building popular with expats in Dubai

  • Burning debris could be seen spiralling down to ground firefighters desperately attempt to tackle the flames 

  • Torch Tower is the fifth tallest residential building in the world and stands at more than 330 metres (1,105 ft) 

  • The same skyscraper was devastated by fire in 2015, with the buildings flammable cladding being blamed  





http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4759064/High-rise-residential-block-Dubai-bursts-flames.html

Guest
Guest


Back to top Go down

Re: Dubai's record-breaking 1,100ft Torch Tower full of expats bursts into horrific flames in chilling echo of the Grenfell Tower disaster - but, unlike London, its wealthy residents make it out alive

Post by Original Quill on Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:27 pm

Cladding again.

_________________
“Little thieves are hanged, but great thieves are praised.” — Old Russian proverb.

"I don't stand by anything."  ― Donald Trump, interview with John Dickerson, 5.1.17...

“That's libertarians for you — anarchists who want police protection from their slaves.” ― Kim Stanley Robinson, Green Mars
avatar
Original Quill

Posts : 23020
Join date : 2013-12-19
Age : 53
Location : Northern California

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Dubai's record-breaking 1,100ft Torch Tower full of expats bursts into horrific flames in chilling echo of the Grenfell Tower disaster - but, unlike London, its wealthy residents make it out alive

Post by eddie on Fri Aug 04, 2017 5:04 pm

My friend is in Dubai at the moment. I've text her.

_________________
”Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it”

“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.”

Andre Gide
avatar
eddie
King of Beards. Keeper of the Whip. Top Chef. BEES!!!!!! Mushroom muncher. Spider aficionado!

Posts : 34362
Join date : 2013-07-28
Age : 47
Location : England

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Dubai's record-breaking 1,100ft Torch Tower full of expats bursts into horrific flames in chilling echo of the Grenfell Tower disaster - but, unlike London, its wealthy residents make it out alive

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum