Tuesday, November 13, 2012

APPY FORREST FIRE
CREWS KEPT WORKING FOR ALMOST TWENTY FOUR HOURS TO EXTINGUISH A FORREST FIRE IN APPALACHIA, VIRGINIA. OFFICIALS SAY THE BLAZE STARTED AT AN ABANDONED HOME. NEIGBORS REPORTED TRYING TO PUT OUT THE FLAMES BUT THE FIRE SPREAD TOO QUICKLY. AFTER THE HOUSE WAS ENGULFED THE FIRE SPREAD TO BRUSH AND WOODS BEHIND THE HOUSE. FLAMES GOT AS HIGH AS THIRTY FEET AND CAME VERY CLOSE TO SEVERAL OTHER HOMES. THE FIRE TOOK OUT SIXTY THREE ACRES OF LAND. INVESTIGATORS SAY IT COULD BE SEVERAL DAYS BEFORE THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE IS FOUND. (CC)

Thursday, October 23, 2014

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  • Bristol Public Library Sculpture Party
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