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    Garšabęr on Fire

    Since no one has posted it yet,
    News has arrived that the old LazyTown studio went up in flames today (5-4-2018).
    Thanks to Stingy for the notification!


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    I ran the article through google translate then touched it up so it made more sense:


    "Substantial damage occurred in large-scale areas of more than five thousand square meters of commercial property in Garšabęr on the ninth hour this morning. There are no sources of ignition, but sightwatchers became aware of explosions when the fire spread. Many people noticed fire spewing meters from the top of the building when it happened . No one was seriously injured in the fire.

    All available fire departments were called out, but soon it became clear that it was becoming uncontrollable. Thick black smoke was from the premises located in Mišhraun 4 in Garšabę. The smoke was seen widely in the capital area.

    In the premises there were about two hundred storage spaces held by Geymslna ehf., Warehouse and icewear shop as well as Marels' favorite figure. The employees of Marels and Icewear had to break out of the building using their feet to break windows to escape from the fire.

    It is apparent that a large number of people have lost their property, even whole homes, in a storage facility. Then Icewear's chief executive said the loss would have a significant impact on the company, as there was substantial damage. The largest part of the property is owned by Regins, who believes that the building is unusable now.

    At noon, the building caught fire, but the signal for help was received from Isavia's fire department at Reykjavķk Airport as well as from Brunavörnum Įrnessżsla. There were a lot of firefighters in the building, and the fire department had to tear the roof of the building to facilitate fire fighting.

    The fire brigade will continue to operate in the evening until night and night to ensure that all the fires have been extinguished."



    As far as I know, there was most likely no LazyTown material still inside the building.


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    Re: Garšabęr on Fire

    Oh wow, that is awful! Glad to hear there were no serious injuries.

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    Re: Garšabęr on Fire

    (Is officially scared for life)
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    Re: Garšabęr on Fire

    A lot of fires in recent times... On March 25 in Kemerovo (a city not far from me) a shopping center burned in which more than 50 people died (most of them children)... Then throughout the country, centers, automobile salons ... And now the shooting pavilion in Iceland. What happens in the world??
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    Garšabęr on Fire

    Crap

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    Re: Garšabęr on Fire

    Quote Originally Posted by Pickelhaube808 View Post
    The employees of Marels and Icewear had to break out of the building using their feet to break windows to escape from the fire.
    That's terrifying.

    Quote Originally Posted by Pickelhaube808 View Post
    It is apparent that a large number of people have lost their property, even whole homes, in a storage facility.
    I was considering renting a storage facility to sleep in as my neighbours dogs bark that much, but then, I think in a part of London there was a massive fire at a storage facility, so that plan was a no go.
    Maybe arsonists start a fire as a smoke screen to try and steal people's belongings? You have to tell whatever company it is what youre using their facility to store, so you never know.
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    LazyTown studio fire

    This happened almost a year ago, but I just found out and nobody has posted about it here yet. The building at Mišhraun 4 in Garšabęr, where the LazyTown studio was located, burnt down in a fire in 2018. It had been sold to new owners and converted to a self-storage centre and Icewear store, but was still the same building.

    English article:
    https://icelandmonitor.mbl.is/news/n...r_gardabaer_f/

    More photos:
    https://www.frettabladid.is/frettir/...tum-i-mihrauni

    This is a really dark ending to LazyTown. I had no idea. It's no longer possible to go and see the building where the show was made.

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