Our home on fire

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by aubreynoramarie, Nov 18, 2011.

  1. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    I just thought I would share this as i feel it is really an incredible picture.

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    unfortunately we are receiving INCREDIBLY high winds today and had through the night giving containment a 0%chance. Many people have lost their homes, its so, so sad [​IMG]
     
  2. critterrun

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    Hope all are safe

    Yes great pic but sad
     
  3. jessicayarno

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    Praying for some rain or snow, we have plenty today, hopefully it will come your way...
     
  4. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    we SHOULD be getting some snow by tonight. It would be really really welcome
     
  5. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    That picture was taken early, early this morning.........close to 1ish.


    The fire started between 12 and 12:30, but driven by the winds it has grown to a state of emergency:


    The state of Nevada, Washoe County and the City of Reno have declared a state of emergency.

    The current evacuation area encompasses everything southwest of McCarran and S. Virginia Street, and the entire area between Skyline Blvd., S. McCarran and Plumas.

    9,500 people have been evacuated.
     
  6. wolftracks

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    How aweful. I'm thinking of all of you. Sure hope the snow comes to help snuff it out.
     
  7. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    thanks genny, I had no idea that many people had been evacuated. Last night it seemed huge. Looking out my back porch it just seems enourmous now. [​IMG]
     
  8. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Scares me for the people who can see it! Like you Aubs and Sheryl.


    How close do you think it is to you Aubs?
     
  9. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    its maybe five miles from here. We are near the 1-80 ketstone offramp on a hill so we have a view of the foothills.


    73mph winds, i am putting the little chickens inside
     
  10. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Was your home actually on fire or do you mean your home of Reno?
     

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