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Scene 1 - A foggy sky over San Francisco
Scene 2 - Helicopter above the city
Scenes 2 to 3 -  Helicopter over San Francisco
Scenes 4 to 5 - Doug Roberts in helicopter
Scenes 6 to 7 - Helicopter circles the skyscraper
Scene 8 - Rising above the skyscraper
Scenes 9 to 11 - Hovering helicopter
Scenes 12 to 13 - View down from Duncan's helicopter
Scene 15 - Rooftop helipad
Scenes 16 to 17 - James Duncan
Scenes 18 to 19 - Doug greets James Duncan
Scene 20 - Duncan's reception area
Scenes 21 to 22 - Architectural area on 79th floor
Scenes 22 to 23 - Greeting engineers
Scene 24 - Doug and Susan embrace
Scenes 24 to 25 - Susan and Doug go into office
Scene 26 - Main utility room in basement
Scene 26 - Sparks fly out of electrical unit
Scene 27 - Electrical flare
Scene 28 - Storage room on 81st floor
Scene 28 - 81st floor storage room fire sequence
Scenes 29 to 30 - Central security center
Scenes 31 to 32 - Jernigan concerned by alarms
Scenes 33 to 34 - Engineers waiting for Doug
Scene 34 - Susan and Doug
Scene 35 - Doug surveys damage in main utility room
Scenes 36 to 37 - Doug examines burnt wiring
Scenes 51 to 52 - Tracing the burnt wire
Scenes 53 to 54 - Bigelow's office suite
Scene 54 - Bigelow making party arrangements
Scene 54 - Golden scissors
Scene 55 - Residential reception area on 81st floor
Scene 56 - Passing storage room on 81st floor
Scene 56 - Fire in storage room on 81st floor
Scenes 61 to 62 - Harlee arrives at glass tower
Scenes 62 to 64 - Harlee admires the tower
Scene 65 - Harlee enters lobby
Scene 65 - Scenic elevator
Scene 65 - Glass tower lobby
Scenes 66 to 68 - Harlee walks into gallery
Scene 69 - Claiborne hands violets to Lisolette
Scene 69 - Harlee and Lisolette
Scenes 69 to 70 - Lisolette and the Allbrights
Scenes 71 to 72 - Doug and Giddings
Scene 73 - Duncan's office
Scene 73 - Duncan hears about the fire
Scene 73 - Doug gets mad at Duncan
Scene 74 - 81st floor storage room
Scenes 87 to 89 - Jernigan checking switches
Scenes 90 to 91 - Fire spreading in storage room
Scenes 92 to 93 - Fire advancing
Scene 101 - Paint can explodes
Scenes 102 to 104 - Harlee's apartment
Scenes 104 to 105 - Harlee puts on jacket
Scene 105 - Harlee collects Lisolette
Scenes 106 to 107 - Doug and Giddings with blueprints
Scenes 108 to 109 - Glass tower lobby
Scene 110 - Duncan speaks with Susan
Scene 111 - Limousines arrive
Scene 111 - Celebrities start arriving
Scene 111 - Gary Parker arrives
Scene 111 - Senator Gary Parker
Scenes 112 to 113 - Parker interviewed
Scene 114 - Duncan greets Senator Parker
Scenes 115 to 117 - The Simmons arrive
Scene 118 - Police escort for Mayor
Scene 121 - Mayor Ramsay and wife Paula arrive
Scenes 121 to 122 - Ovation for Mayor
Scenes 123 to 124 - Ribbon is cut
Scenes 125 to 126 - The lights are switched on
Scenes 127 to 128 - The glass tower lights
Scenes 131 to 132 - Guests use scenic elevator
Scene 133 - Scenic elevator
Scene 137 - Scenic elevator ascending
Scene 139 - Bigelow asks Lorrie to stay
Scenes 140 to 141 - Bigelow and Lorrie
Scenes 142 to 143 - Hot wiring on residential floor
Scenes 144 to 146 - Kill electrical system overload
Scene 147 - Lights going out
Scenes 149 to 150 - Duncan and Parker
Scene 151 - Chateau Moliton 1947
Scenes 152 to 154 - Drum of solvent explodes
Scene 154 - Storage room engulfed in flames
Scenes 155 to 157 - Jernigan pushes alarm
Scene 158 - Alarm in reception on 81st floor
Scenes 158 to 160 - Doug and Giddings on 81st floor
Scene 161 - Doug and Giddings run through reception
Scenes 162 to 164 - Guard about to open storage door
Scene 164 - Giddings catches blast
Scene 164 - Giddings engulfed by flames
Scene 164 - Doug beats down flames
Scenes 164 to 165 - Beating down flames
Scenes 165 to 166 - Clerk gets hose
Scenes 166 to 168 - Doug calls Duncan
Scene 168 - Duncan reacts to news
Scenes 170 to 171 - Fire department alerted
Scenes 173 to 174 - Mark and Scott on fire engine
Scenes 182 to 184 - Fire trucks
Scene 186 - Fire trucks arrive at tower
Scene 187 - O'Hallorhan arrives
Scene 188 - O'Hallorhan speaks with Doug and Kappy
Scenes 192 to 193 - Elevator to 79th floor
Scene 193 - O'Hallorhan asks for list of tenants
Scenes 194 to 195 - Craig and Tim
Scenes 196 to 197 - Harlee tries to con Lisolette
Scene 198 - Fire teams work on 81st floor fire
Scenes 198 to 199 - Firemen dousing fire
Scene 200 - O'Hallorhan goes to Promenade room
Scenes 201 to 203 - Duncan spots O'Hallorhan
Scenes 204 to 206 - O'Hallorhan wants guests moved
Scenes 206 to 207 - Duncan relents
Scenes 208 to 209 - Duncan threatens Roger
Scene 210 - Duncan informs guests
Scenes 215 to 216 - Rush to the elevators
Scenes 217 to 218 - Squeezing into elevators
Scene 219 - Lisolette deserts Harlee
Scenes 220 to 221 - O'Hallorhan and Doug
Scene 222 - Hosing fire on 81st floor
Scenes 222 to 223 - Explosion
Scenes 224 to 226 - Kappy in fire command center
Scene 228 - Duncan and Roger
Scenes 229 to 230 - Wait for elevators
Scenes 231 to 232 - Express elevator arrives
Scenes 232 to 233 - Group run into elevator
Scenes 233 to 234 - Duncan tries to stop elevator
Scenes 235 to 236 - The elevator goes down
Scenes 236 to 238 - Tackling fire on 81st floor
Scenes 237 to 238 - O'Hallorhan helping fireman
Scenes 239 to 240 - Express elevator opens on 81st floor
Scenes 241 to 242 - Fire surrounds people in elevator
Scenes 243 to 244 - Firemen swing hose to elevator
Scenes 245 to 246 - Promenade room
Scenes 247 to 248 - Man staggers out of elevator
Scenes 249 to 250 - Burned man falls down
Scenes 251 to 252 - Harlee covers man with jacket
Scenes 253 to 254 - Fire spotted on 65th floor
Scene 256 - Lorrie smells smoke
Scenes 257 to 259 - Bigelow opens door to fire
Scenes 260 to 261 - Bigelow tries the phone
Scene 261 - Bigelow stuffs towels under door
Scene 262 - Lisolette on 87th floor
Scenes 265 to 266 - Bigelow smashes window
Scenes 266 to 267 - Flames enter Bigelow's room
Scene 268 - Bigelow gets wet towels
Scenes 268 to 269 - Bigelow runs through outer office
Scene 269 - Bigelow running
Scene 269 - No escape
Scene 269 - Bigelow blinded by fire
Scenes 270 to 271 - Lorrie reacts
Scene 272 - Lorrie is trapped by fire
Scene 272 - Window is only hope
Scene 272 - Lorrie leaps through window
Scene 272 - Lorrie's fall
Scene 273 - Lorrie's fall
Scene 274 - Loading guests in to scenic elevator
Scenes 275 to 276 - Jernigan and Doug
Scenes 276 to 277 - Lisolette pounding on door
Scenes 278 to 279 - Allbright's apartment
Scenes 279 to 280 - Doug enters Philip's bedroom
Scenes 280 to 281 - Doug takes Philip into corridor
Scene 282 - Doug searches for Angela
Scenes 284 to 285 - Angela's bedroom
Scene 285 - Angela is huddled in closet
Scenes 285 to 286 - Doug picks up Angela
Scenes 286 to 288 - Cut off from stairwell
Scenes 290 to 291 - Guests using scenic elevator
Scene 292 - Parker suggests the stairs
Scenes 292 to 293 - Smoke in the stairwell
Scenes 294 to 295 - Trying other stairwell
Scene 296 - Mark, Scott and Wiley
Scenes 296 to 297 - Mark and Scott
Scene 298 - Doug, Lisolette and children in stairwell
Scene 298 - Explosion in stairwell
Scenes 298 to 299 - Stairwell below collapses
Scenes 299 to 301 - Doug uses railing as ladder
Scenes 302 to 304 - View up stairwell
Scenes 304 to 305 - Philip tries the climb first
Scene 306 - Philip starts to climb down
Scenes 308 to 309 - Philip looks down
Scenes 309 to 310 - Doug grabs Philip
Scenes 310 to 311 - Angela becomes hysterical
Scenes 311 to 312 - Doug climbs up
Scene 312 - Doug reaches upper landing
Scene 312 - Doug climbs down with Angela
Scene 312 - Lisolette starts to climb down
Scenes 312 to 313 - Lisolette clings to ladder
Scene 313 - Lisolette swings on railing
Scenes 313 to 314 - Lisolette lands safely
Scene 315 - Fire trucks outside glass tower
Scenes 315 to 316 - More fire trucks arrive
Scenes 317 to 318 - Mrs. Allbright on stretcher
Scenes 324 to 325 - Fire in 81st floor reception area
Scenes 325 and 327 - O'Hallorhan takes phone call
Scenes 334 to 335 - Service elevator
Scenes 336 to 337 - Service stairwell
Scene 337 - Cement blocking door
Scenes 338 to 339 - Doug climbs up vertical pipe shaft
Scene 341 - Room full of water tanks
Scenes 342 to 343 - Fires on floors 110, 111, 112, 115, 116
Scene 345 - O'Hallorhan on 81st floor
Scene 350 - Doug in roof stairwell
Scene 351 - O'Hallorhan stuck in elevator
Scene 351 - Choppers head toward tower
Scenes 356 to 357 - Elevator shaft
Scene 358 - Down elevator shaft
Scene 359 - Figure plunges down shaft
Scene 359 - Man hurtles down shaft
Scene 359 - View down shaft
Scenes 359 to 360 - Young fireman
Scenes 360 to 361 - Climb down shaft
Scene 361 - O'Hallorhan climbs down
Scene 362 - Descent
Scene 363 - Choppers circling
Scene 370 - Mark and Scott arrive
Scene 370 - Scott sets charge
Scene 371 - Basement utility room
Scenes 376 to 377 - Charge explodes
Scenes 378 to 379 - Lisolette and children
Scene 380 - 81st floor area
Scene 382 - Duncan's reception area
Scenes 382 to 383 - Young fireman appears
Scene 384 - Duncan's reception area
Scene 384 - O'Hallorhan on walkie-talkie
Scene 394 - Floor 116 windows explode
Scene 395 - Roger Simmons descending stairwell
Scenes 397 to 399 - Gathering furniture
Scene 406 - Jernigan at Lisolette's apartment
Scene 406 - Elke the cat
Scenes 407 to 409 - Helicopter descending
Scene 410 - Doug takes women to roof
Scene 411 - Chopper fighting against the wind
Scene 411 - Two women rush to helipad
Scene 411 - Pilot reacts
Scene 411 - Chopper caught in gust of wind
Scene 411 - Doug runs up to help
Scene 411 - Helicopter explodes on impact
Scenes 411 to 412 - Chopper explosion
Scene 412 - Fireball engulfs another chopper
Scene 412 - Debris falling off roof
Scenes 425 to 427 - Doug and elevator drive system
Scenes 453 to 455 - Women and children enter elevator
Scene 456 - Scenic elevator descending
Scenes 458 to 459 - Line fired to promenade room
Scenes 459 to 460 - Hawser fed out from chopper
Scene 460 - Cable reaches promenade room
Scene 460 - Chopper moves to Peerless Building
Scene 460 - Chooper approaches Peerless Building
Scenes 463 to 464 - Gas pipes explode
Scene 466 - Blast hits scenic elevator
Scenes 466 to 467 - Glass falls from elevator
Scene 467 - Lisolette saves Angela
Scene 467 - Mark reaches for Lisolette
Scenes 468 to 469 - Lisolette falls
Scenes 470 to 471 - Survivors tumble
Scenes 479 to 480 - Breeches buoy
Scenes 480 to 481 - Breeches buoy moves out
Scenes 481 to 482 - View below breeches buoy
Scenes 483 to 484 - Breeches buoy sways
Scene 484 - Woman arrives safely
Scenes 484 to 485 - Breeches buoy starts back
Scenes 486 to 487 - Chopper cable descends
Scenes 488 to 490 - O'Hallorhan holds onto cable
Scenes 490 to 491 - Helicopter rises up side of tower
Scenes 492 to 494 - O'Hallorhan signals to Mark
Scenes 496 to 498 - Patty next in breeches buoy
Scenes 498 to 499 - Duncan waves to Patty
Scene 500 - Cable hooked to elevator
Scenes 501 to 502 - Chopper told to pull up
Scenes 502 to 503 - O'Hallorhan cuts elevator cable
Scene 503 - Elevator swings free and Mark slips
Scene 503 - O'Hallorhan catches Mark
Scenes 504 to 505 - Chopper lowering elevator
Scenes 506 to 507 - Mark's hand is slipping
Scenes 508 to 509 - Mark hanging on
Scenes 510 to 511 - Airbag being positioned
Scenes 512, 515 to 516 - Mark falls onto airbag
Scenes 516 to 518 - Elevator lands
Scenes 519 to 520 - Women exit elevator
Scene 520 - Allbrights reunited
Scenes 520 to 521 - Mrs. Allbright thanks Susan
Scene 522 - Mark thanks O'Hallorhan
Scene 523 - Fires break out on several floors
Scene 523 - Water pressure dropping
Scene 528 - Simmons and other confront Duncan
Scene 528 - Ramsay and Duncan face mob
Scenes 532 to 533 - Simmons runs to buoy
Scene 534 - Simmons fights for buoy
Scenes 534 to 535 - Parker tries to stop Simmons
Scene outside the glass tower
Scene 543 - O'Hallorhan takes off in chopper
Scenes 544 to 545 - Helicopter climbs
Scenes 546 to 548 - Doug sees helicopter
Scenes 554 to 555 - O'Hallorhan lowered onto roof
Scene 562 - Doug climbs up stairs
Scenes 563 to 564 - Tank storage room
Scenes 565 to 566 - Placing charge on first tank
Scene 566 - Charge on second tank
Scene 566 - Third tank charge
Scene 566 - Detonating cord
Scene 571 - Smoke in stairwell
Scene 571 - O'Hallorhan protects Doug from fire door
Scene 571 - O'Hallorhan catches flaming door
Scene 571 - Doug gets past
Scene 571 - O'Hallorhan joins Doug
Scene 573 - Doug ties himself to a post
Scenes 574 to 576 - Firemen tie themselves down
Scenes 576 to 577 - Guests wait for explosion
Scenes 582 to 583 - Tank #1 explodes
Scene 583 - Tanks #2 and #3 explode
Scenes 584 to 586 - Explosions
Scene 587 - Water and debris cascade
Scene 587 - Explosions rip through ceiling
Scene 587 - Water pours around Doug
Scene 587 - Bar and statue topple
Scene 587 - People near bar untie themselves
Scene 587 - Statue and bar crash forward
Scene 587 - Furniture is scattered
Scene 587 - Bar collapses on Carlos
Scene 587 - Scott is knocked loose
Scene 587 - O'Hallorhan hit by torrents
Scene 587 - People slammed through windows
Scene 587 - Guests washed out of windows
Scene 587 - Water flows over Harlee
Scene 587 - Mayor's line snaps
Scene 587 - Mayor is washed out of window
Scene 587 - Duncan reacts to Ramsay's death
Scenes 587 to 588 - Cascading water killing the fire
Scene 588 - Cascading water killing the fire
Scenes 589 to 590 - Mark tells Harlee about Lisolette
Scenes 591 to 592 - Jernigan gives Harlee the cat
Scene 593 - Duncan finds his daughter
Scenes 594 to 595 - Duncan sees Doug
Scene 595 - Susan waiting for Doug
Scene 595 - Duncan asks Doug to rebuild tower
Scene 595 - Doug and Susan embrace
Scene 604 - Final scene of burned out tower