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3 seriously hurt after fire
breaks out at State Dept.

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 11/24/2012 6:15:13 PM

WASHINGTON — Authorities say three maintenance workers were seriously injured after a fire broke out at the State Department headquarters in Washington. D.C. Fire and EMS spokesman Lon Walls said the fire broke out at around 11 a.m. Saturday in the ductwork on the 7th floor. Workers were able to put out the fire before firefighters arrived, but three people suffered burns. Walls said one person suffered life-threatening injuries and two others had serious but non-life-threatening injuries. All three were taken to Washington Hospital Center.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: DARling, 11/24/2012 6:17:38 PM     (No. 9032339)

Why do I have the image in my mind of Benghazi documents being spirited away during the hullabaloo over the fire?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: uno_thatguy, 11/24/2012 6:18:38 PM     (No. 9032342)

Things are heating up!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: killerbee, 11/24/2012 6:43:31 PM     (No. 9032368)

#1: My thoughts exactly. What was destroyed in this fire and what has gone missing in the aftermath?

Sad that we are all so cynical, but what does anyone expect? I mean, don´t we all remember Sandy Berger and the archives?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: LittleHoodedMonk, 11/24/2012 6:44:58 PM     (No. 9032369)

"Why do I have the image in my mind of Benghazi documents being spirited away during the hullabaloo over the fire?"

Poster #1, exactly my first thoughts when seeing this article. I guess we´ll need a Congressional subpoena to see where PIAPS [Secretary of State] hid documents this time.

Never heard of a fire at state before. Also, there has got to be video stored of who´s been lurking about on this long government weekend.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Safari Man, 11/24/2012 6:50:49 PM     (No. 9032374)

Evidence destruction fire got out of hand.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: JAN, 11/24/2012 6:56:03 PM     (No. 9032376)

Just can´t imagine anyone legitimately working on this holiday.

Something untoward going on to be in the building on a Saturday of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: pineledger, 11/24/2012 6:59:53 PM     (No. 9032381)

Where is Deep Throat?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Midnight Rambler, 11/24/2012 7:03:56 PM     (No. 9032388)

Once there was a fire... said Louis Chama

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Reply 9 - Posted by: vrb8m, 11/24/2012 7:08:57 PM     (No. 9032394)

Resounding dittos.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: horacer, 11/24/2012 7:11:36 PM     (No. 9032398)

Republicans will be blamed.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: mitzi, 11/24/2012 7:22:25 PM     (No. 9032406)

It appears most of had the same thought ...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: TheMotherCO, 11/24/2012 7:33:42 PM     (No. 9032414)

I am expecting attack from the mooslims soon, a fire at state department could be a warning - much like 9/11 - test had already been done, but slick willy ignored it. The mooslims sure do not fear bammy.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: comstock, 11/24/2012 8:45:01 PM     (No. 9032459)

They must have jammed up the shredder and overloaded it.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Italiano, 11/24/2012 9:22:29 PM     (No. 9032490)

Get real. Why do the Democrats need to stage a fire? Just tell the Republicans that there are no documents, or they were lost, or just pound sand, and they´ll go away. Like always.

Joe Kidd reference noted, #8.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: lingillen, 11/24/2012 10:07:51 PM     (No. 9032533)

The security cameras should provide some information ... oh, never mind.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Aindyin, 11/24/2012 10:51:56 PM     (No. 9032567)

Bound to happen with all those pants on fire.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: flatwater, 11/25/2012 12:32:02 AM     (No. 9032618)

What burned?

Oh, documents concerning Benghazi, computers containing files and e-mails relating to Benghazi, diplomatic cables from Benghazi....

Nothing unusual here. When you have a Clinton in charge of incriminating documents, they sometimes burn. Other times, they wind up in the trunks of abandoned cars in remote salvage yards.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: rocket scientist, 11/25/2012 1:15:33 AM     (No. 9032644)

Must be the Benghazi document burn Clinton ordered on a Holiday weekend got a little out of control. By the way, where was Huma Abedin this weekend?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: johnwayne, 11/25/2012 1:27:27 AM     (No. 9032650)

Hot air.

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