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Google Burns Down, Twitter Knows First! Answered

A blaze broke out at Google's British headquarters today, when a rooftop barbecue got out of control.

The blaze broke out on the roof patio of the company's London offices at lunchtime, the fire brigade said.

Around 5,000 Google staff and employees from other firms based in the six-floor building were evacuated.

Within minutes nearby workers had posted pictures of the blaze on the social networking website Twitter.

A spokesman from Google said: 'We have free food for staff at our offices and today was a barbecue day. We were having a barbecue on the patio where the fire started, but we're waiting to hear from the firefighters whether the two are linked.'

Daily mail article.

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11 years ago

Londons burning !

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Brennn10
Brennn10

11 years ago

Gmail did go down today for about an hour.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

11 years ago

I hope nothing important got damaged or destroyed.

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Goodhart
Goodhart

11 years ago

Within minutes nearby workers had posted pictures of the blaze on the social networking website Twitter.

There you go, evidence that mankind has altered it's concerns from is everyone safe to who can I tell this to first!!! LOL

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Bigev
Bigev

11 years ago

Well, what else did you expect from the people who work at a company that specializes in the Internet?

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 11 years ago

LOL!

Did this surface, or did you come here from the other topic?

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kelseymh
kelseymh

Reply 11 years ago

I followed your link in the "vanishing topics" thread.

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 11 years ago

Ah.

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 11 years ago

I found it by ~~stalking you~~ viewing your recent...ibles, yes that's right, ibles... :D

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 11 years ago

PM !