1. roosters97

    roosters97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    VA
    well i walk out to check on all the animals and i smell smoke "well its the neighbors" i said open the door and bam!!! my barn is on fire and my chicks are chirping like crazy and my quail too,my chickens are running all around,so i grab the water and get it out,LUCKLY no one is hurt that i know of. [​IMG]
     
  2. meriruka

    meriruka Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2007
    Holy cow! Sounds pretty terrifying! Do you know how the fire started? glad everyone is OK.
     
  3. roosters97

    roosters97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    VA
    oh ya it started from a heat lamp that fell [​IMG] there all fine [​IMG]
     
  4. crazychickens

    crazychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jan 19, 2008
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    Are you ok! [​IMG]
     
  5. Chicken_D

    Chicken_D Out Of The Brooder

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    OMG, glad you were in time, any idea how it started?

    We have had a lot of forest fires in our area, 16 in our county last Sunday, should be better today since rain is on the way.
     
  6. Cheryl

    Cheryl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Glad to hear that you saved everyone and everything! I'm always smelling smoke and so far it has been my neighbors wood stove, I hope that it will always be that!
     
  7. roosters97

    roosters97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    VA
    well a bit of smoke in my lungs [​IMG]
     
  8. countryboy

    countryboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 31, 2007
    glad your ok! and secondly that your birds are ok.
     
  9. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    where were your parents??!!!
     
  10. mullers3acers

    mullers3acers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2007
    la porte, In
    It must be the season my brother in law's fathers barn caught on fire Friday. But it was caused from his l0 yr old S-10 truck. Alot of smoke damage but no structual damage they were very lucky. Mainly because the fuel tanks for the farm equipment are right next to this barn.
    They said something in the engine shorted out that's how the fire started.:thun

    Glad everyone and everything is okay!
     

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