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Originally posted by Yell04
So, in short, this man should have stood back and watched his and his neighbors houses burn down because he may have made a mistake setting his backfire and burned his and his neighbors houses down?
You people who support the law no matter what are precisely what's killing this country. If it's the law, then it must be right, just and designed with my best interests at heart. Pfft!
Originally posted by DocMoreau
Whether certified or not, no individual is allowed to prescribed burn during a declared emergency drought unless a written permit is obtained from DOF (Section 590.081). In any event, DOF generally will not authorize a prescribed burn (verbally or in writing) during periods of extreme drought conditions.
Originally posted by DezertSkies
And speaking of man's law, why are the lawmakers so special that i must allow them to be my rulers? That's an illusion in itself, man has no authority over other men, he only creates the illusion that he does and uses it as a method to control others. Allah is the only entity that truly has the right to rule men.
Originally posted by DaleGribble
anyone who wishes to become a fire manager in good ole cali
its is an option...
Originally posted by Trance Optic
He did what any survival joe would of.... Survived. Thats something Mundane America doesnt know about.
speaking from some one who has done this as a job and lost a house to a fire this is a tatic i would never employ unless a humans life was in danger not their tv. and i have employed this tatic to save my life and one or two others. but when i did it it was not around any other people and i already had a wall of fire on all four sides.
I like the idea of a homeowner who lives in areas like this homeowner could go through training. But, all in all, a fire takes what a fire takes sometimes, and no matter how well intentioned this person was, he was also very lucky! Lord, yes, even controlled burns do get out of control sometimes. People should not think that they can do what this man did with the same success.
Originally posted by TheRedneck
Oh, and before this SHODS (Silly Hunk Of Dirty Silicon) crashes again, let me thank you for the work you do. Fire control has to be a demanding and dangerous work. I hope it is as rewarding.
Originally posted by Unit541
Oh no! A man thinking for himself! I can't think of anything more threatening than a man who actually makes a decision for himself. Instead of waiting in apathy for overwhelmed uniforms to come save his home, he took action! Give him life! He's a detriment to society!
In all honesty, he's done a wonderful job, not only in saving these homes, but in exposing the governmental machine for what it is... A power hungry bully, who would rather see peoples lives ruined than let someone else take the credit for saving them.
Originally posted by Shrukin89
It's like this close example: Say if your neighbors house is on fire and they turn out not to be home you called 911 but the firetrucks are already out and scrambling to other fires. What would the ordinary person do, to prevent further damage to other homes that may be threatened from the house fire? When it appears that the fire crew arrive way later than expected.
Would it be illegal to fight the fire yourself? Or protect the houses around the neighbor's house? I sure would do something about it myself.
now you are gonna have idiots whit no knowlege of how to do this going around saving homes and killing people. that is the only problem i have with this story..