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Firemen were warned about Building 7


The fire department knew in advance that Building 7 was going to collapse. Photographer Tom Franklin was near the building and reported that "Firemen evacuated the area as they prepared for the collapse of Building Seven."

As noted on The Alex Jones Show, this statement "strongly indicates that somebody told the firefighters to stay away from Building 7 because it was about to collapse. Why would firefighters stay away from a building unless they knew it was going to collapse? No fire had ever caused the collapse of a steel building before and there were only two small fires that were blazing."

Assistant Chief Frank Fellini reportedly told Deputy Chief Nick Visconti: "7 World Trade Center, imminent collapse, we've got to get those people out of there." Joseph Pfiefer, another firefighter on the scene, said "I remember Chief Nigro coming back at that point saying I don't want anybody else killed and to take everybody two blocks up virtually to North End and Vesey, which is a good ways up. And we stood there and we watched 7 collapse."

Source: Griffin, p. 176. Also see Fire Engineering, September 2002.


I definitely believe Seven was brought down intentionally, which could easily mean the firemen were warned. On the other hand, I also believe the towers were brought down intentionally, and nobody bothered to warn any firemen there. Perhaps these people have their limits.

Anyway, some of those quotes sound more like they anticipated an imminent accidental collapse, and indeed apparently some firemen have claimed they made that judgement based on analyzing the structure of the building and the fires. That does not seem plausible to me, because even if the damage was enough to bring it down, no way it would bring it down so totally, so symmetrically, so quickly, and so into its own footprint. Therefore, to me that suggests the building was "pulled" and the firemen were told to clear out. It does seem plausible that somebody could have made it sound like there was an analysis there on the scene. "Hey, I hear they think Building Seven is coming down!" That would get spread and a lot of people would assume it was based on some sort of analysis. That's just my own little speculation. In any event, compared to the physical evidence, the evacuation of firemen is only really somewhat suspicious in itself.

Bottom line, me, I give it:

somewhat suspicioussomewhat suspicious


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