very scary night

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by chickenfanatic, Apr 19, 2009.

  1. chickenfanatic

    chickenfanatic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2008
    deming new mexico
    well after signing off of here around 1:30am this morning i went to bed and tried to sleep but couldn't. so i figured well i'll just stay up and do some homework. i went into the kitchen to get some coffee and out of the corner of my eye i saw a light. i looked it was a big fire not more than a mile down the road. well no biggie a mile away however we live on land that is flat and grassy and very DRYYYY. it spread well like wildfire spread after calling 911 and getting people out here which took the about 25 to 30 mins. wewent out and started spraying things down trying to be ready just in case. the police said it was spreading our way gradually. well long story short we sat looking out the window and paceing outside for hours finally they got it under control. fwwwwww. it is very nerve racking watching a huge fire heading rite towards you and everything you hold dear. wondering and praying. man it was freaky to say the least. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  2. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008

    So glad you and your family are well! That was a close call! [​IMG]
  3. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2009
    Western North Carolina
    Glad all is well....[​IMG]
  4. chicklady63

    chicklady63 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 10, 2009
    I'm glad, too, that you're all okay. That was scary I know.
    God bless.
  5. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    oh my goodness!

    Thank you Lord!!!!

    Glad to hear youre all ok, and unharmed
  6. chickenfanatic

    chickenfanatic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2008
    deming new mexico
    thanks all yes it was very frightening for sure. with all the dry grassland here it makes you a lil paranoid.
  7. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

    Feb 27, 2008
    Elizabethtown, NC
    I would have been freaking out! My husband works night shift, so I would have been home alone. I would've probably tried to choose which chickens to save and put them in the car and get ready to go. Glad everything is ok now!
  8. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Whew! Glad you were OK!
  9. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Those things are SOOO scary! I am glad it didn't reach you!

    I have been in two fires - one the apartment below us when I was 11, and the other the condo two doors down burned to the ground. Both times really too close for comfort.
  10. Migizi

    Migizi Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 19, 2008
    WOW I would have freaked out and fainted or somthin!!!!!!!!!

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