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California is Burning

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by rocketsjudoka, Oct 10, 2017.

  1. rocketsjudoka

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    Glad to hear Dr. Murray had a positive influence on your life. I grew up down the street from him and have been friends with his sons for most of my life. He's someone who I've admired for a long time and one reason why to this day I have a hard time referring to him as anything but Dr. Murray.
     
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    This is fascinating.
     
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    The downside of It Never Rains in Southern California
     
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    Paradise, California almost completely burned last night - these fires almost seem explosive like they are being started with napalm.
     
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    only you can prevent forest fires.
     
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    DEW.
     
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    My manager had two cousins who just lost their homes in Paradise. Some people had 20 minutes to evacuate.
     
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    It's insane I heard 10,000+ structures are destroyed in this one city - these fires just started and at least 200,000 have already evacuated.
     
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    I doesn't seem bizarre to me. These California fires always seem get out of hand.
     
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    Paradise is surrounded by (and inundated by) a pine forest. I'm sure there are beds of dry pine needles to explode in flames everywhere.
     
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    Pine trees without any rain might as well be kerosene once you've got wind and a spark. :(

    The air all over the Bay Area is just oppressive, like being in the middle of a poorly run campfire. Ick.
     
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    It's not bizarre that this fire became the most destructive in California history in less than a day?

    These fire outbreaks need rated and called storms - this one is an F5.
     
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    I just set a timer on my iPhone. Even Siri sounded somber and depressed.
     
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    This is where it sucks to be wealthy. All your cool stuff down in flames. insured yes. But gone.

    Nobody has considered a giant marshmallow.
     
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    Lots of poor folk and trailers burned in this NoCal one too.
     
  19. Harrisment

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    This video is some of the most terrifying footage I’ve ever seen.



    The lady survived, but I have no idea how.
     
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    Very tragic this thread is revived a year later. I've heard the death toll is up to 23 now.
     
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