|“I knew what they were standing on top of,” Giuliani says. “They were standing on top of a cauldron. They were standing on top of fires 2,000 degrees that raged for a hundred days. And they put their lives at risk raising that flag.” [nymag.com]
How Did the WTC Fires
Burn for Months?
|The fires in the wreckage of the World Trade Center buildings burned for months despite the best efforts of firefighters and Mother Nature to extinguish them...
Four million gallons of water will fill six Olympic sized swimming pools.
An extrapolation of the above figure gives approximately 36 million gallons of water in a 3 month period. To put this in perspective, here is the world's largest swimming pool which holds 66 million gallons:
It took approximately 50% of the capacity of this pool to extinguish the fires in the WTC wreckage over a 3 month period, and even this wasn't enough:
Conventional fires doused by millions of gallons of water over a 5 month period do not burn hot enough to melt steel.
The notion that the fires in the WTC wreckage were conventional defies rational belief.
Thermite provides an explanation for the duration and high temperatures of the fires:
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