Originally posted by LafingWithTears
reply to post by elliotmtl
Typically in these situations if we roll up to a house and it is 25% or more involved with fire we move on as an individual engine generally does not carry enough water to be effective, and we do not tie in to a hydrant under these conditions.
Typically we pick a house that looks defensible, keep fire off of it until the flame front passes and move on and repeat the process.
Originally posted by Alora
The weather conditions today have been a real gift.This is the first time since the fire started that we didn't have red flag warnings. I saw the fire start to lay low in the afternoon, which normally doesn't happen until late evening. I cautiously believe things are looking up
Originally posted by elliotmtl
reply to post by OneisOne
How are some houses completely leveled and yet others along the same path look completely fine? I don't get that.
Did they sprinkle blood on their doors?
edit on 28-6-2012 by elliotmtl because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by ElohimJD
Originally posted by ColoradoJens
reply to post by Wookiep
Yes, they believe this was manmade.
In El Paso County in the last few weeks over 20+ fires have been intentionally started by an Arson (most were extinguished quickly) they have not yet captured and 3 more fires were started on the Western slope (north of Grand Junction) today by a similar means. This in conjunction with AlQaeda's command to do exactly this leads me to believe this is terrorism caused.
The beatle kills + climate + drought = perfect way to cause terror with little to know threat of capture.
God Bless,edit on 28-6-2012 by ElohimJD because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by ManicDepresive1
reply to post by Yosemite Sam
Woah there...... you are right there has been NO CONFIRMATION on what started the fire. But this thread has remained very civil. No need to "moron "someone. Give him the info, correct his mistake. Thats how you edumacate peeps.