Fire On 88th Floor Of 1 World Trade Center: But The REAL Story: Steel Beam Signed By Obama Put In Place On Top Of The 104 Story Skyscraper. Anyone Else Not To Happy About That?

zbacku 2012/08/08 17:20:24

Fire on 88th Floor of 1 WTC Contained
By Katherine Creag

Firefighters have contained a flash fire that broke out on the 88th floor of 1 World Trade Center Wednesday morning, fire officials said.

FDNY Battalion Chief Kevin Brennan says welding equipment on the floor caught fire just before 7:45 a.m. The fire was contained to the equipment and did not spread to the walls or floor, Brennan said.

About 12 workers were on the 88th floor when the equipment caught fire. As a precaution, the FDNY issued a call for all hands on deck and 100 firefighters responded, Brennan said. The fire was brought under control by 8:40 a.m.

No injuries were reported. Authorities shut down some streets, including Vesey Street and the area west of Greenwich Street, to assist the investigation. All street closures had been lifted by 9:30 a.m.

Last week, a steel beam signed by President Barack Obama was lifted into place at the top of the 104-story skyscraper that's being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks.

It's expected to be completed in 2014.

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  • hasher 2012/08/09 00:24:23
    hes the current president i see no problem with that as long as they include pres bush to sign one too.
  • ProudPr... hasher 2012/08/09 11:32:44
    Why? To commemmorate the fact that if it weren't for George Bush this building would never have had to be built?

    9 11 attacks
  • Maxine 2012/08/08 20:23:46
    It should be Bush--not Obama!
  • ProudPr... Maxine 2012/08/09 11:31:36
    That's true. If it weren't for George Bush the building would never have been built.

    9 11 attacks
  • Schläue~© ProudPr... 2012/08/09 14:02:51
  • ProudPr... Schläue~© 2012/08/09 14:07:51
    LOL nice try. Bill Clilnton kept this nation safe. When Bush's people came in they were warned in the strongest terms with a mountain of intelligence reports that Al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden were by far the greatest threats facing this country. Bush discontinued the focus on bin Laden and Al Qaeda and began from day one to look for an excuse to invade Iraq. And let's not forget that when the CIA sent the President and the National Security Advisor (Condi Rice) an urgent warning that bin Laden was determined to strike inside the United States, their response was to go on vacation for a month. Bush formed an "antiterrorism task force" headed by Dick Cheney, but it didn't even MEET until September 10, 2001.

  • Schläue~© ProudPr... 2012/08/09 14:42:00
  • ProudPr... Schläue~© 2012/08/09 15:41:10
    LOL you realize the Sudan story is bullsh*t, right? What am I saying - if you post it then it must be bullsh*t. Not only was the "offer" not from the Sudanese government but from one unreliable middle level functionary with no credibility, but you haters also forget that we had no legal grounds to go after bin Laden prior to his indictment in absentia in 1998. I love how the same people who complain about Obama taking out terrorists also make futile attempts to criticize Clinton for doing the opposite.

    Is there anything about the United States of America that you DON'T hate?
  • Schläue~© ProudPr... 2012/08/09 15:56:12
    Yup,.... that's the Librul way, just pull the ass-flaps over your ears and DENY-DENY-DENY. say it often and repeat it loudly over & over & over.

    Tell all that gobbledygook to the current jackass who assassinates American citizens while hitting the links for the second time that week.

    Can't have it both ways pooch. Either Clinton dropped the ball, miserably and gave us 9/11 or he should have pissed on the Constitution as the new standard has been set.

    It's actually a combo-platter of both which historians will recognize for decades.
  • ProudPr... Schläue~© 2012/08/09 16:01:36
    You know, I'm not sure whether you're simply incapable of telling the difference between fact and fantasy or if you just are so filled with hate for anything good and positive that you don't care. Either way, it's not pretty.

    Bill Clinton kept this nation safe. President Obama has kept this nation safe.

    Your war criminal buddy gave us this:

    9 11 attacks

    Live with it. Or don't. Your choice.
  • Schläue~© ProudPr... 2012/08/09 16:10:19 (edited)
    Unfortunately, 'your rendition - your facts' don't back up the actual chain of events, and like I said, historians will put all the players in their rightful spots.

    btw,.... here's another book from Miniter that exposes 0bie for the spineless, incompetent b!tch he is.
    You don't even realize he doesn't take a dump without a cue from Axelrod and has to ask Valerie Jarrett for permission to play with his twig & berries which are riding around in her purse,.... that is, unless the Wookie has them that day. 'From behind',.... how apropos.

  • ProudPr... Schläue~© 2012/08/09 16:24:54
    LOL. Even Miniter doesn't buy your bullsh*t, and he's hardly a reputable author anyway.

    "if people wanted to be critical of the Clinton years there's things they could have said, but the idea that someone had bin Laden in his sights in 1998 or any other time and Sandy Berger refused to pull the trigger, there's zero factual basis for that."

    Even YOUR source doesn't buy the Sudan bullsh*t.

    And your usual racist insults of the President and the First Lady are, as usual, despicable.
  • Schläue~© ProudPr... 2012/08/09 16:48:27 (edited)
    Here's just one af many articles written by key players in the aftermath of 9/11 that didn't get much notice in the press.
    I'm not even sure the L.A. Times put it in print, but it has all been recorded for historians to set the record straight.


    Proglodytes are finished in America after Jan. 2013 and Democrats may as well pack it in for at least the next generation. Wait for at least two new third parties to emerge before the 2014 mid-terms.
  • GANGA~Patriotic Revolution ... 2012/08/08 18:28:20
    GANGA~Patriotic Revolution BL-100+
    'You didn't build that'.....Obama
  • Schläue~© 2012/08/08 18:01:07
    Welding fires aren't that unusual on job-sites and do break out from time to time.

    100's of years from now, workers will find the beam after the Freedom Tower is dropped because it has become obsolete and they will get a good laugh.
    They'll be looking at the signature of the usurper who was stripped of the title and went down in history as the biggest fool America ever encountered.
  • ProudPr... Schläue~© 2012/08/09 11:30:57
    How did you manage to get your signature on the building?
  • ProudProgressive 2012/08/08 17:24:30
    Seems sort of irrelevant actually, and I'm not sure what the fire on 88 has to do with a beam on 104 anyway.
  • zbacku ProudPr... 2012/08/09 02:58:26
    That's journalism today.
  • ProudPr... zbacku 2012/08/09 14:13:40
    I suppose. I THINK that the beam they're referring to was the last beam put into place, so maybe they included that paragraph as an indication of how far the construction has proceeded.

    I have to tell you, it's been fascinating to watch the building grow. I can't see it from where I live but whenever I'm in Brooklyn or Queens you get some great views of the skyline, and I can remember when the building first got tall enough to make out. Now that they've topped it off it is the most prominent building in downtown Manhattan.

    Of course, I still remember when the original World Trade Center was being built, too....

    world trade center construction photos

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