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Apartment Collapse in Poland

Apartment Collapse in Poland

Apartment Collapse in Poland

From the AP, "WARSAW, Poland -- An apartment block collapsed Sunday in Poland's western city of Poznan, killing four people and injuring 24 others, officials said as teams of firefighters and rescuers with dogs combed the rubble in search of more victims."


RE: Apartment Collapse in Poland

I see a half-dozen YouTube videos on this, search "Poznan apartment collapse".

RE: Apartment Collapse in Poland

another fatality and they think it may have been caused by an explosion... not utility related.

RE: Apartment Collapse in Poland

Don't know about Ronan point. That was a distinct modular building material - see multiple websites on the issues.

This just looks like a straightforward, if rather unfortunate explosion which has taken out the outer walls which supported the floors which had steel beams running across. If the LH outer wall only had collapsed then the floors would probably still be there.

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RE: Apartment Collapse in Poland

Good point, I hadn't noticed the steel beams on the (very) small picture I'd seen on the news.

EDIT. I see that is the same picture from the link I posted. Must have been asleep that day. Perhaps I still am.

RE: Apartment Collapse in Poland

Maybe a coverup for a murder... husband kills wife and sets off a gas explosion... latest...

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