This damage was caused by a huge explosion of 300 gallons of transformer oil. The oil burned for nearly an hour with winds of up to fifty miles per hour blowing it directly against the dome. The two wood buildings that were attached to the dome were completely incinerated.
This happened in the middle of the night. Fire crews didn’t appear on the scene until after the fire had burned itself out.
The contents inside the dome were completely unharmed. The ambient and wall temperatures only rose a tiny amount. Fire damage to the dome was cosmetic. (1996)