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An American in China

Look, Up in the Sky, It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Chinese Firefighters…

Posted by w_thames_the_d on May 2, 2014

A couple of soon to be, ex firefighters get blown out of the windows of a Shanghai high rise. They got thrown out of the building when an explosion erupted. I wonder if this had anything to do with those boom-booms in Xinjiang…


Two young firefighters were killed in Shanghai’s Xuhui district yesterday after a blast blew them out of a 13th floor window while they were controlling a blaze from inside the building. In their final moments, the two firefighters were seen holding on to eachother mid-air before landing on a platform below.


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