Skip to comments.Fire engulfs new Saudi high-speed rail station in Jeddah
Posted on 09/29/2019 5:01:49 PM PDT by dynachrome
A massive fire on Sunday ripped through a new high-speed train station leaving at least five people injured in Saudi Arabia's coastal city of Jeddah.
Videos posted on social media showed black plumes of smoke billowing out of the Haramain train station and helicopters flying over the scene. Online videos showed nearly a dozen people on the roof of the structure.
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Odd, that twitter feed states it’s an eclectic (presumably electric) railway.
OK, McCormick Place the new fireproof building burned to the ground, yes frozen hydrants, but that was about 1967.
Since then fire since and building design (code) have made many advances.
Dubai had a couple of highrise fires in the curtain wall now this one?
Are they building on the cheap?
There is some speculation that the contract labor they use, Bangladeshis?, do pretty shoddy work.
Idle speculation here also: Saudi Arabia just said it will open to tourists. Dubai has been open for awhile, I think. Could some fundamentalist version of Islam be trying to protest or prevent outsiders from coming to their countries?
” Odd, that twitter feed states it’s an eclectic (presumably electric) railway. “
Who are we infidels to not presume that it’s not eclectic ?
Who are we infidels to presume that it’s not eclectic ?
Bangladeshis?, do pretty shoddy work.
Perhaps, but they did not spec the curtain wall that fired up a handfull of high rise buildings.
Guessing? They are promoting local talent for details and maybe some palm grease to insure a product selection?
Wired by the finest electricians that Islam can produce.
Maybe the Iranians were just burning off some of the $150 billion Osama Obama gave them.
We probably need information that is more *current*.
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