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Response to Dennis Donovan (Original post)

Thu Aug 6, 2020, 07:20 AM

5. Rest in pease dear public servants. Here's a video of where they had responded.....

at the warehouse a bit before that big explosion:



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Footage of the initial fire at Beirut port yesterday shortly before the massive explosion

From Jaras Scoop FM
5:51 AM Aug 5, 2020

Note how the heavy black smoke propagates down the roof line fairly quickly as time passes.

As a former firefighter, this appears to me to be a very hot "cooking" fire in which explosive gasses build up inside a closed structure from decomposition of materials inside, including wood and plastics. We were warned to watch carefully for the warning signs because opening up a stucture under those conditions lets oxygen in suddenly, usually resulting in a massive explosion. An investigation will reveal the true sequence of events, but that could have been the initial explosion prior to the big one.

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