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Explosion in Staten Island/New Jersey

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Nate Dawg, Feb 21, 2003.


  1. Nate Dawg

    Nate Dawg

    Apr 8, 2000
    Denver, CO
    Are you guys seeing this on CNN right now? There's a huge fire near a fuel field. There was some sort of explosion.

    What's going on today?
     
  2. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    I felt my house shimmer, I look outside & I see this:

    <img src="http://www.talkbass.com/forum/attachment.php?s=&postid=861053">
     
  3. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    <img src="http://www.talkbass.com/forum/attachment.php?s=&postid=861057">
     
  4. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    <img src="http://www.talkbass.com/forum/attachment.php?s=&postid=861059">
     
  5. moley

    moley

    Sep 5, 2002
    Hampshire, UK
    ...and this is now the 4th thread in the last few minutes about the explosion!

    Some merging needs to happen, methinks!
     
  6. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    It's an oil refinery in Staten Island. Their is no news on how it happened. I hope it was noting terrorist related & I hope that no one was hutr. :(
     
  7. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    I didn't need CNN, I felt it, see it & smell it. :( again.
     
  8. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    <img src="http://www.talkbass.com/forum/attachment.php?s=&postid=861076">
     
  9. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Just been on the tv news here.

    Apparently a propane gas tanker blew up while at the loading dock(?)
     
  10. glued to MSNBC.com...

    The way things are going now, i'm on semi watch that a flaming piece of debris hits a homeless shelter..

    The earth is going to heck..
     
  11. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Now let's keep a level head.
     
  12. Please! This is all that's been on New York radio since about 10:30am local time. Apparently a lot of people have been calling in and asking if it's terrorism. This is a city on edge.

    Mike
     
  13. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    So then it's even more important, right?
    Panic never does anything good.

    The FBI apparently doesn't see grounds to believe it's a terrorist attack, but regards it as an accident.
     
  14. Very good question, JMX.

    One woman from Staten Island was on the radio saying that just after the explosion happened she called her mother who lives not far from where this occurred and asked, "Mom, are you alright?"

    The mother, not knowing what happened replied very excitedly, "They dropped a bomb on us, I'm putting duct tape on all the windows now."

    Information: It cuts both ways.

    Mike
     
  15. Bassr64

    Bassr64

    Feb 9, 2001
    N.E.Tx
    Amazing photos there nino, I was thinking about ya when I saw the news on TV today. Glad you and those Sadowsky's werent to close to that.