A fire caused a power tower to fall in the Philippines. It was nothing like the Godzilla movies. 

​MANILA – The South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) management apologized for the heavy traffic near the Alabang northbound exit on Wednesday, after a nearby residential area caught fire.

SLEX had to close northbound and southbound Alabang viaduct to traffic for almost an hour because a transmission line collapsed while the fire was ongoing, the management said in a statement.

“Because of the imminent danger this situation posed to motorists, we closed both the northbound and southbound Alabang viaduct at around 9:10 AM to ensure the public’s safety,” said SLEX.

Annoyed motorists and commuters took to social media to express their rants about the heavy traffic on SLEX.

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Does concrete “melt”? Here are the temperatures at which different kinds of rock becomes molten, like lava:


Also see this, and this

Here are the melting points of various metals:


Strangely, you can’t look up these objective facts without running into heated debates about a certain historical event. 

May your power poles never melt.

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