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(LA Times)   Large fire burning in New York City skyscraper. This is not a repeat from 1945   (latimes.com) divider line 14
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2014-06-06 10:15:58 PM
3 votes:
Or 2001....
2014-06-07 12:24:38 AM
2 votes:
As per The Daily News 45 minutes ago:

"The restaurant and the duct work were damaged by smoke and flames, but the rest of the building, which has offices and residential units above the restaurant, seemed unscathed, the spokesman said."

Read more:  http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/flames-smoke-spew-high-rise-fire- r ockefeller-center-article-1.1820457#ixzz33vM5kjS9
2014-06-06 10:45:02 PM
2 votes:
upload.wikimedia.org

Wanted for questioning....
2014-06-07 03:35:02 AM
1 votes:

Danger Avoid Death: syrynxx: TommyymmoT: "The restaurant and the duct work were damaged by smoke and flames, but the rest of the building, which has offices and residential units above the restaurant, seemed unscathed, the spokesman said."

I am going to send their ductwork a fruit basket.

You should make sure the baskets ...

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... are made from duct tape.


Duct tape doesn't actually work on hot air ducts because it dries out very quickly.
A foil tape is usually used.

www.riversidepapercompany.com
2014-06-07 01:25:02 AM
1 votes:
At this point it looks like we had a multiple alarm smoke.

/and not a single flame was given that day
2014-06-07 01:05:16 AM
1 votes:
A "two alarm fire".  I've been meaning to look this up for a long time:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multiple-alarm_fire

Neat.
2014-06-06 11:19:01 PM
1 votes:
NY skyscraper reminds me of a question:  Why are so many of the critters on Skull Island supersized along with King Kong, but the dinosaurs are basically just regular-sized, for dinosaurs, anyway?
2014-06-06 11:14:48 PM
1 votes:
Meanwhile in TFA's side panel: 5-alarm fire in Staten Island house

Have I timewarped back to April 1st? How the heck can a house fire turn into a 5-alarm inferno that hurts 35 people and takes 8 hours to put out?
2014-06-06 11:00:20 PM
1 votes:

trappedspirit: [i141.photobucket.com image 600x600]


A second burger has hit the building.
2014-06-06 10:59:55 PM
1 votes:
I hope this doesn't affect the supply of shirtwaists.
2014-06-06 10:52:12 PM
1 votes:

Nightjars: How do you even notice a six-story building in Manhattan?


Set it on fire?
2014-06-06 10:51:34 PM
1 votes:
Fire in New York City reported by the LA Times.

Maybe someday NYC will get its own Times newspaper.
2014-06-06 10:44:11 PM
1 votes:

Mike_LowELL: > skyscraper
> Fire officials told the Associated Press that the blaze, which began in the basement of a six-story building

Reported.  Enjoy your ban.


6-story? there are parking decks taller than that
/reporter fail
2014-06-06 10:14:20 PM
1 votes:
It's a duct fire at a TGI Fridays on the first floor.
No injuries.
 
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