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Paradise California tour of destruction... What i seen

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posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 04:20 PM
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I took a drive up to paradise California shortly after the city was destroyed by the fire.... here are a few scenes from that trip..




posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 04:23 PM
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a reply to: steve95988

That's unreal; really the devistation is sad. People are saying it looks worse than a war zone there.



posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 04:33 PM
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Amazing, a place called paradise turned into a hell on earth

Irony, synchronicity or something else?



posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 04:38 PM
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a reply to: steve95988

I watched the first few minutes and it amazed me that one home standing alone appearing to be untouched.

Lucky them in an ironic way, I suppose. How guilty I would feel mixed with relief.

I hope, as we always do, they can rebuild and come back to some sense of normalcy in the future. Wishing the best for the still missing.



posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 04:45 PM
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Cool thanks for sharing.



posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 04:46 PM
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It looks like Gatlinburg TN. after the fire two years ago.



posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 05:04 PM
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How awful. I don't know how you can even breathe there. On the lighter side (no pun intended) I had to chuckle when I saw the Official Smog station. Maybe it should read "Smaug station". Looks like he had his way with Burger King too.

I am puzzled by the white areas on tree trunks and the ground, looks like fresh snow. Other areas you see blackened trees and ground. For complete combustion to occur takes a lot of factors all perfectly in place. Too many oddities to think these were natural fires.

Most of these houses you don't even see a refrigerator left standing. Bizarre.

Thx for the footage.
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posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 05:30 PM
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a reply to: steve95988

Heart breaking, nothing left to return to. Some smoldering piles still smoking. Sadly the fire hydrants were right there and they had no pressure. Watched another video yesterday, and I'm not linking it or I'd be banned. But there were some vehicles with the remains of people in them..... they couldn't get out.

Thank you very much for uploading this video. But as always don't risk yourself for the sake of a good video.


Sidenote: these people lost their homes.... seems the state is going to tax them for the property value before the fire. Hope California does the right thing for these poor folks


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posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 06:15 PM
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originally posted by: Bigburgh
a reply to: steve95988


Sidenote: these people lost their homes.... seems the state is going to tax them for the property value before the fire. Hope California does the right thing for these poor folks


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Wha? I could only see a tax on the lot - if anything which in these circumstances amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. California building codes are so complex and expensive now with "green" requirements, multiple layers of permits to file etc that most wont be able to rebuild a house anything like what they had especially the older homes. Insurance rates are going to get jacked up making these areas out of reach to those who once lived there. horrible situation all around.



posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 06:23 PM
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Wow, it is hard to believe this is real and not just a movie scene. I am curious, how come with raging inferno fires that even burned out vehicles, there are so many not melted or burned to a blob plastic wheelie bins?



posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 06:25 PM
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at 1:35 I see a utility pole that looks like it was cut into slices and possibly exploded or split down the middle.



posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 06:30 PM
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Property taxes are levied by the county, not the state in California.

It will be up to the county (Butte?) to afford property tax relief to the Paradise fire victims.



posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 06:30 PM
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Duplicate post
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posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 07:10 PM
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a reply to: steve95988

Thank you. I found this and other videos difficult to watch, as I knew the are quite well 20 plus years ago. I felt like I owed it to them to at least watch it. From one who knows what Paradise once looked like, these is no vestige of it left. Yes, there are a few homes and burned trees. It will never be the same there, never.



posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 08:33 PM
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Wha? I could only see a tax on the lot - if anything which in these circumstances amounts to cruel and unusual punishment


It's an Insult To Injury. This is actually a topic that has come up in the areas. So far noone from the state is saying anything about adjusting the taxes for the fire victim. It's assessed as what was once there and will only change after the 2019 assessment.




posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 08:35 PM
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originally posted by: Bhadhidar
Property taxes are levied by the county, not the state in California.

It will be up to the county (Butte?) to afford property tax relief to the Paradise fire victims.


Thank you for posting this


Friends in the area were explaining that there is a state tax on property. Unlike Nevada that has no State tax.
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posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 06:48 AM
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a reply to: steve95988

No # some of that looks like fallout 76 in west Virginia after a nuclear war !



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 07:02 AM
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a reply to: CthulhuMythos

Yeah, and it seems like it was mostly just houses. There are trees 15 feet away still with green leaves. So weird.



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 07:14 AM
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a reply to: EveStreet

trees with green leaves carry a fair amount of water and are less likely to catch fire than dry wood houses !



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 09:21 AM
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Almost tornado like. One home destroyed, another just a few feet away is fine. I assume it would have a lot of smoke damage though. Just strange how it seemed to skip a house here and there...




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