Neighbors house burnt to the grown today.

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    Neighbors house burnt to the ground today.

    **Droid Took These Pics!**
    Scariest thing ever. Im laying on the couch,half asleep,dad is watching tv when my sister runs inside screaming "***** House is on fire!" She is best friends with their daughters. Name not released because the family will be searching for news on this.. she repeated that about 3 more times and by the time I get my shoes on and sprint out side the 3 fire trucks just got there and they were suiting up.Husband had carried his wife out because she has MS and cant walk to well. He tried to go back in but his was pulled back Mind this was about 5 minutes after it started. Ambualnce took them both to hospital for smoke intilation and burns. At this point it looks like its going to be ok.[​IMG]

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    The Flames where already huge,so I walked around the back of my house to snap some pics trying to hide from the Fire Fighters because they would tell me to leave.,my 5th wheel blocks some of these shots,(ps 5th wheel for sale!)
    I took a video but not sure how to get it up.
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    By this time about 30 minutes into the fire,it took 20 MINUTES FOR FD TO ARRIVE. I went back upfront to see literally 10 trucks,7 countys,keep in mind this is a dirt road coldasack It was packed!
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    here is a picture of all the vehicles lined up,more end up arriving [​IMG]
    This is where it got bad and the heat was to bad the FF had to back out.I could feel the heat about 50 feet away.
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    WOULD You believe there is a SUV in that garage!! it didn't explode lucky and it even started. But that white truck was 7 feet away from house and is perfectly fine.
    Hours later it was Under control.
    I took some pictures of the Trucks that where huuge.[​IMG]
    About 3/4 The FF's [​IMG]
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    I got a night shot with all the trucks.[​IMG]
    Im just so glad everyone made it out ok,both dogs where taken nextdoor,cat hasn't been found but we found tracks running away from house:icon_ banana:
    Not to sure what they are going to do,they have insurance. We are all very close to them.Please Pray. Tomorrow I will take some pictures in daylight

    Edit:So far no Cat found :(
     
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    Cool story bro.

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    and in all seriousness, damn that sucks. hopefully they were insured and can recover any memories that might be lost

    Oh and droid took some alright pics
     
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    Thank you I knew something looked wrong.
    I had the quality set to normal and not super fine because I expected to send these pics via SMS
     
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    Ok weird. I can't see pics can you load them to this sight or a link to them twitter page is blank
     
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    Its not uploaded to twitter.its photobucket.
     
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    I actually take all my pics at 5mp and let the messaging app resize them, most of the time I save my pictures on my computer as well and want the better quality
     
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    Ok maybe I'm dumb can't find where to view pics HELP
     
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    Ok I'm dumb I had the view images on webpages setting turned off on my droid but I got it nice pics but that's really sad
     
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    Sorry to hear. 30 yr Firefighter here.

    Was it a Volunteer Station? If so 20 mins is not uncommon. And I've never seen a car explode that was on fire and I've seen hundreds, It does that only in the movies...
     
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    You didn't take marshmallows...

    Glad all safe though.
     
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    Looks like pics your local television stations may be interested in showing on the air. Just a thought. Sorry about your neighbors home, that's a tragedy.
     
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    Damn man this is some sad stuff, just good to know everybody is ok. Any news on what started it?
     
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    Yes it was a volunteer station. I guess that explains it.even the fire fighter later said if anything that the tires will explode only.

    But they don't know what started the fire yet all they know is it started in the backroom.
     
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    So far no cat found yet :(
     
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    One of my wife's co-workers next door neighbor's house burned flat a couple of years ago, and their two young daughters were inside. They left this world in each others arms.