9/11 Conspiracy Theory Report

Satisfactory Essays
Much to the disappointment of many conspiracy theory advocates and myself, the collapse of the World Trade Centre (WTC) Building 7 on September 11th 2001 was likely due to structural failure cause by uncontrolled fires. It is noted that still to this day, fire has never before reduced a steel sky scraper to rubble. This is because fires do not produce enough concentrated heat and energy for the required amount of time for structural steel member to fail. Further to this, high-rise buildings (including those of the same calibre of the WTC Building 7) typically have –
i. Automatic suppression systems installed, ii. Fire-proofed structural steel members, and iii. Are designed to withstand localised failure, suggesting that it should not cause
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