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Old 05-13-2008, 10:41 AM
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Wow, what a day yesterday! My community was almost engulfed in flames, and our pool area was damaged, but thank God my boat and house are OK. I was loading up the boat while ashes and soot was raining down on my head and shoulders, but I got the boat out of the RV/Boat storage lot just as the fire was moving within about 50 feet. Luckily the boat had about half a tank of gas, so I am able to run my generator after siphoning it out as I have no powerin th ehouse. 3500 acres around me are charred. Here are a couple of pics from the high school across the street, and last night.

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WOW,

Trent told me I got out just in time(was up over the weekend),glad your OK.

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I'm glad to hear you are ok and got your boat to safety!!!
Those are some scary pictures!
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Glad to hear you are OK.

This current environment is wacky. Normally, Florida is one of the wettest states in that nation, and we have droughts and fire watches.

Now, Florida catches on fire somewhat annually, and we've had so much rain that our pool literally overflowed into the backyard.
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glad your house and boat are ok. scary stuff. news said that was started by arson?
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Glad to hear everyone and everything is OK. Stay safe.
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That is scary, glad you are all ok.
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Tom,
Glad to hear you are ok. What really sucks, is the Malabar fire sounds like it was intentionally set!!!!!!!!
If there is anything Dail or I can do, let us know.
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Thanks guys. It was pretty scary there for awhile. We are good now as the power just came back on. I appreciate the kind words everyone.

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Glad you're okay.

By the way, the second picture looks like an environment I would never want to be in. It looks like a glimpse of what Hell would look like.
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