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Old 15th Apr 2019, 22:19
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Auxtank
 
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Originally Posted by structor View Post
Really? Initial fire-fighting held off? I think this would be contrary to all normal fire response strategies. Why would you hold off and let a fire take a hold and spread? If you are going to let people in at all to recover valuables then some water coming down on them is probably a good idea. But if there is a smoke risk then you wouldn't want them going in and needing valuable firefighters diverted to rescue them.
No, not held off but...carefully co-ordinated to seize interior treasures - (enabling real people to go in and get them) - some of which are priceless.

Inundation with water at that stage could have ruined artworks below, endangered salvage attempts going on at ground level. etc.
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