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    • Shimon
    • 15.12.10 | 20:02 (IST)

    It turns out they were not needed at all to complete the evacuation effectively. A pointless waste. Neverthless once there the decision to turn around cannot be criticised, because driving on through an inferno even with a clear road is hazardous, tyres may puncture or explode, glass may shatter in heat, the coach would have been like a greenhouse, so any decision to proceed would be frought with risks which it would be unreasonable to take.

    from the article: Three victims of Carmel fire could have escaped, police report finds
    First published 18:36 15.12.10 | Last updated 18:36 15.12.10
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