Monday, February 9, 2009

Citizens Capture Beijing on Fire

The Mandarin Hotel in downtown Beijing, home to the China Central Television (CCTV) headquarters, burst into flames earlier today. The cause of the fire is suspected to be fireworks set off in celebration of the final day of the Chinese Lunar New Year.

There are already a number of incredible videos of the raging fires captured by people on the ground in Beijing.

Here's a playlist of some of the earliest clips uploaded to YouTube:


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