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Subject: Fire Hazard Not Addressed
To: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
I am writing this concerning the "Phoenix Lights 2008" incident April 21st where a man anonymously confessed to tying roadside flares to helium balloons in order to "hoax" a UFO. On the local news stations, this man was filmed confessing, his neighbor Lino Mailo admitted to seeing the man launch the balloons with the flares, pointed out what house the man lived in, and the fire department and the police can't figure out what laws he's broken, and the FAA isn't going to investigate??
How about 2 that I found in your very own "Phoenix Fire Code", available on the web, and found by me in 5 minutes:
3013.3 of the Phoenix Fire code law states a separate permit is required for tents, outdoor fireworks, theatrical and special effects displays, the display of vehicles and use of open flames.
305.3 Open Flame Warning Devices. Open flame warning devices shall not be used along an excavation, road, or any place that dislodgement of such devices might permit the device to roll, fall or slide onto any land or area containing combustible material.
What if this man attaches explosives to these balloons next time to take out a passenger plane? What if these flares had burned through the "fishing line" he claims attached the flairs to the balloons, and fell into someone's backyard or house and caused a massive fire? Something is VERY fishy here, and I was hoping you could give me some answers on why there isn't going to be any investigation or charges brought here or even a TICKET written? I have sent a copy of this e-mail to the Fire Chief, the Mayor, and the councilpersons as well, and was hoping you'd investigate on why this is??
I spoke with my contact over in the Police Dept. regarding the "Phoenix Lights" incident and Sgt. Dwyer said that yes the gentleman would be charged with something but at this point it is out of the Phoenix Police Dept.'s hands. The feds and the FAA are looking at what charges to bring against him. He did not have any further details. Please let me know if you have any further questions, thank you.
District 3 Office Manager
Councilwoman Maria Baier
phone: (602) 495-0594
fax: (602) 534-4190
Originally posted by WitnessFromAfar
Snookhums, do you have the capability to physically go to the address listed for the Balloon Company? I'm not sure on your distance from the store... Perhaps an 'in person' visit would help to motivate a response. At the very least we could determine if this is a real company that is actually selling 36 inch diameter balloons to the public.