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dgibby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-30-09 10:22 AM
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6. CNN reported on that last night.
Parts of that area haven't burned for years, leaving a lot fuel for these fires to feed from. That's why they can't put them out.
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  -10,000 homes are threatened [in California fire] steven johnson  Aug-30-09 08:56 AM   #0 
  - oh, crap  barbtries   Aug-30-09 09:00 AM   #1 
  - It has. 60 Minutes did a report last year.  MindPilot   Aug-30-09 10:52 AM   #7 
     - Before global warming  tama   Aug-30-09 12:31 PM   #16 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-30-09 09:27 AM   #2 
  - that's not funny. losing your house to fire is an awful thing  ensho   Aug-30-09 09:31 AM   #3 
  - losing it to foreclosure ain't much better  notesdev   Aug-30-09 09:56 AM   #5 
  - Asinine comments like that are as certain as the fire season itself.  MindPilot   Aug-30-09 10:58 AM   #8 
  - Make the best of it  tama   Aug-30-09 11:09 AM   #9 
     - To continue  tama   Aug-30-09 11:26 AM   #10 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-30-09 09:45 AM   #4 
  - CNN reported on that last night.  dgibby   Aug-30-09 10:22 AM   #6 
  - Here's a thought  tama   Aug-30-09 11:38 AM   #12 
     - Even better: Goats! n/t  dgibby   Aug-30-09 11:57 AM   #14 
        - Nah  tama   Aug-30-09 12:27 PM   #15 
  - My son used to play little league games up there! And i had friends who lived  flyarm   Aug-30-09 11:27 AM   #11 
  - That's why the fires are so intense...  tinrobot   Aug-30-09 12:41 PM   #19 
  - my photos of the smoke from yesterday  Beaverhausen   Aug-30-09 11:47 AM   #13 
  - Incredible -- thanks for posting  Auggie   Aug-30-09 12:39 PM   #18 
  - wow it almost looks like an explosion ...thanks for photos! eom  flyarm   Aug-30-09 02:39 PM   #24 
  - Here's more photos  tinrobot   Aug-30-09 12:38 PM   #17 
  - That is just so scary. We just had our 3rd or 4th major fire in a year in this county...  Hekate   Aug-30-09 01:41 PM   #20 
  - I ask again  tama   Aug-30-09 02:10 PM   #21 
     - The Native Californios did not have a population of 37 Million people, that's why.  Hekate   Aug-30-09 02:23 PM   #22 
     - Some people here are really "uncapable" of making logical arguments  t0dd   Aug-30-09 02:59 PM   #28 
     - Just out of curiosity, what sort of geography do you live in, tama? nt  Hekate   Aug-30-09 02:24 PM   #23 
        - Most of the time  tama   Aug-30-09 02:55 PM   #26 
           - ROFLMAO  Hekate   Aug-30-09 04:17 PM   #30 
           - Boreal forest......sigh.....probably complete with moss hanging from the trees........  kestrel91316   Aug-30-09 09:48 PM   #32 
           - I betcha you get a tad more rain than we do. "Boreal forest" and all.........  kestrel91316   Aug-30-09 09:47 PM   #31 
  - Now, its not okay to say "well they shouldn't have been living there in the first place"  Endangered Specie   Aug-30-09 02:51 PM   #25 
  - Or when tornados hit the bible belt?  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-30-09 02:56 PM   #27 
     - that too  Endangered Specie   Aug-30-09 10:06 PM   #33 
  - My neighborhood was the first to be threatened by this fire.  Kablooie   Aug-30-09 03:11 PM   #29 
  - breaking! 2 firefighters dead near Acton  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-30-09 10:59 PM   #34 

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