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    Huge fire engulfs west London tower block

    Two hundred firefighters and 40 fire engines are battling a large fire on a west London estate.


    At least two people have been injured and flats at the 27-storey Grenfell Tower are being evacuated.


    Footage on social media showed the building engulfed in fire, with flames stretching over a number of floors.


    The fire brigade said the fire was from the 26th floor.


    Huge fire engulfs west London tower block

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    Terrorism?

    That would be a surprisingly simple & effective way wouldn't it? Set a tower on fire.

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    Or hire a plane and fly into it.

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    ^ I think a couple cans of gasoline and some matches would be easier.

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    At successfully burning out a 40 story building?

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    Well yeah, 3-4 guys at once (like the last attack) with some gas cans in one building, starting at the top, pouring gas & lighting on fire then running down. Rinse & repeat every other floor.

    Could probably get a couple buildings in one night to boot.

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    Live pictures on news.sky.com/watch-live

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    Quote Originally Posted by Minty View Post
    At successfully burning out a 40 story building?
    23 stories high according to Emporis
    https://www.emporis.com/buildings/13...united-kingdom

    Height (tip) 67.30 m
    Height (architectural) 67.30 m
    Floors (above ground) 23

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    I know who set this fire.

    It was the Tory candidate for Kensington who lost out to the Labour woman after two re-counts. This tower block is in the constituency and by burning out its habitués, all mostly social housing Labour-voting fodder, the Tory Central Office hopes to retrieve its traditional majority in the soon-to-be expected General Election.

    Extreme measures, I know, but the Tories were quite miffed about the local coons usurping their pocket borough.

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    Don't they have any ladder trucks? Looks like they are trying to fight this from the ground...

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    Err, I don't think they would be safe but we need Terry for his expertise.
    Incidentally, Theresa May, as well as getting rid of 20,000 police officers as Home Secretary, also made redundant 10,000 firefighters over the same period as well as reducing their salaries by £2,000.
    I hope the FBU come out with all guns blazing in the aftermath of this fire laying the blame on that toxic bitch cvunt May.

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    UK Really is getting its ass kicked lately.

    Sheeple might start waking up, but probably not. It'll be more moments of silence, more "this is the kind of thing that happens in a large city" bla bla.

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    Large "ethnic" presence in those west london council blocks, the fire was probably started by a ramadan fast breaking fry up that went wrong.

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    I've already told you who started it.

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    Nasty event. Going to be a lot of deaths. Apparently started on 4th floor and spread all the way to 27th floor in minutes. Looks like the new cladding recently installed on the exterior caught fire . Appears to me was the main cause of fire spreading so quickly. Also appears no or inoperative sprinklers in apartments. Shit is going to hit the fan after investigation details come out.
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    Not reporting any deaths yet that I've seen but 30 taken to hospital.

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    Presuming the building will have to be knocked down, wonder if will be social housing or luxury apartments that appear there in a few years.....

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    The old complaint? How come no white people were taken to hospital?
    Answer? They were all at work!

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    Bloody Hell.

    Grenfell Tower fire already has its Wikipedia Page.

    There goes my opinion of wikipedia being like an encyclopedia. It is now no better than FaceBrag!

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    That photo in page #15 does not look like a natural spreading fire with all of the sprinkler and water codes these days.....

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    Fire brigade now saying there have been fatalities but not mentioned any numbers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by buriramboy
    Fire brigade now saying there have been fatalities but not mentioned any numbers.
    120 apartments occupied by 400 to 500 folks on fire at 1am. Afraid we're looking at big numbers.

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