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Fire breaks out in under-construction Tokyo high-rise building

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https://twitter.com/i/status/1083594835431309313 Big building. Not good news. Tough one for the fire crew.

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Hopefully no injuries.

Good news: it'll give all the news programs and their helicopters something to fixate on for the entire weekend. Thankfully the heli's will hover endlessly over a business area and not inhabited areas.

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Better get out it might fall down

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What is "a burner"? An acetylene torch? An illicit cigarette?

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Patricia: One of the roofing crew's guys forgot his lighter for his cigarette and asked his colleague for fire... :-)

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ozziedesigner

There has only been a few skyscrapers that collapsed due to fire in all of recorded history, and they all collapsed in New York in 2001.

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