- Jan 31, 2016
I had a nightmare last night about a fire in a block of flats in London. I told my wife about the dream at 08.00am (07.00 British time) this morning. I checked the BBC news app for the first time today at 10.30 and read about this. The cause was different in my dream but I still felt a shiver down my spine when I read the headline. I'll post about it in What did you dream last night?
This fire is very grim indeed and I am sure the number of deaths will be far higher than in any similar events we've seen in the past due to the large sleeping population of the block at the time of the incident and the speed at which the flames and smoke moved. Things will become even more grim as the search for bodies gets underway and then the block will have to be demolished as there is no chance it will be rebuilt after such a devastating fire. No doubt this terrible event will become a case study for architecture and civil engineering students of the future.