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Old 06-02-2002, 10:52 PM
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There`s a big fire in the wood about 1 mile away . might have to leave . Just got this house and this is happening

What a weekend with the njppc A.C. poker run.
Then come home to this.


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Wow I can see the fire.
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Saw the smoke on the way home. They already evacuated a few people from their homes. Good Luck Mike.
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I was anchored off of Point Pleasant watching the SBI racce, and saw the smoke from there. Heard they closed the parkway. Im sure the high winds didnt help. Hope you, your family and house are ok.

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Hope that every thing works out for you and your family!!
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My parents said it was in Double Trouble Park and that they evacuated a bunch of people around Bayville. Hope everyone and their homes and boats are OK!
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Old 06-03-2002, 12:27 PM
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Dear Mike:

I saw that on the news when I got home last night. I hope your new abode remains unscathed.

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Old 06-03-2002, 12:31 PM
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Mike is that the big forrest fire they are discussing on the national news this morning?

It must be....I just saw it agian on MSNBC and it said Ocean County....
It is, indeed. I heard traffic is a nightmare down there too. Wow. Nature can be a real Mother sometimes.
 
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This might be a screwy idea, but...if you have to evacuate, try setting some of those clicking spinklers on your roof. You'd want to keep the grass around the house and the roof wet. Usually the burning grass will light the siding on fire and the roof will catch from flying embers. You never know, it might just save the house...
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No one has heard from him ????? I hope everything is alright
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Cord,
Nothing CRAZY at all about trying to save your house. I would try anything if my house were about to burn and your idea actually make sense. Wheres a Wissconsin boy come up with that?
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