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Squirrel dinner prep maybe
sparked Michigan fire

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:BaseballFan, 10/11/2012 1:58:26 PM

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say a blaze that displaced dozens of people from a southwest Michigan apartment complex may have been sparked by a resident trying to cook a squirrel with a propane torch. Fire Chief Jim Kohsel tells MLive.com that the resident apparently planned to eat the animal and was burning off its fur on a third-floor deck at the building in Ottawa County's Holland Township when the fire broke out Wednesday. Flames spread to the roof. Kohsel says eight apartments are destroyed and others damaged. The resident's name wasn't immediately released.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Photoonist, 10/11/2012 2:00:41 PM     (No. 8926080)

Cooking a squirrel with a propane torch is the perfect commercial for the 0bama economy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 10/11/2012 2:02:30 PM     (No. 8926087)



One thing's for sure, he's gotta be an obama voter. Takes a serious amount of stupidy to do something like this.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 10/11/2012 2:05:54 PM     (No. 8926094)

Um, I just can't, um...er...I got nothing. Unbelievable.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jalo1951, 10/11/2012 2:06:29 PM     (No. 8926096)

Burning off his fur??? Don't you skin them???

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Reply 5 - Posted by: southernboy, 10/11/2012 2:11:55 PM     (No. 8926108)

#4 "Burning off his fur??? Don't you skin them???"

Well, yeah! There is a certain amount of common sense required even for subsistence living. ))

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Reply 6 - Posted by: kofcfn, 10/11/2012 2:13:25 PM     (No. 8926111)

I am from that area, but same amount of intelligence as deep frying a frozen turkey.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: LadyVet, 10/11/2012 2:21:51 PM     (No. 8926126)

Where's that recipe for the flirty squirrel? I don't recall that you were supposed to burn the fur off or any mention of a propane torch.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Feebie, 10/11/2012 2:34:59 PM     (No. 8926159)

First thing I thought of was Lucianne's Holida Recipe threads.

What was the name of that squirrel dish?

LOL

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Keekng, 10/11/2012 2:39:32 PM     (No. 8926166)

Yes, #5, intelligent people skin them. Stupidity such as not skinning the little beast makes me wonder if he bothered to disembowel it.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: markinalpine, 10/11/2012 2:46:21 PM     (No. 8926180)

Just searched YouTube for "skinning a squirrel" and came up with 599 hits.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: kiwinews, 10/11/2012 2:58:08 PM     (No. 8926220)

A Boy Scout would have known to skin it, heck, a Brownie would. Eedjit. BTW who has a propane torch and no pocket knife?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: right-turn, 10/11/2012 3:45:08 PM     (No. 8926371)

Having skinned and cooked some squirrels I know the procedure. Now I wonder if the one in question was road kill???

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Up2Here, 10/11/2012 3:48:22 PM     (No. 8926382)

What was the annual Lucianne holiday squirrel recipe??

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Reply 14 - Posted by: SezzieBear, 10/11/2012 3:56:13 PM     (No. 8926407)

This story leaves me speechless. Tune in on Thanksgiving and/or Christmas for the recipe roundtable, #14.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Pinchem, 10/11/2012 4:24:55 PM     (No. 8926496)

#8 & 14 If I reconspect correctly it was the Whore Squirrel.


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Reply 16 - Posted by: vesicant, 10/11/2012 4:43:07 PM     (No. 8926537)

Darwin Award.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: 4Justice, 10/11/2012 4:55:25 PM     (No. 8926563)

Maybe the cat brought it home.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 10/11/2012 5:06:31 PM     (No. 8926593)

Squirrels are so easy to skin that I'm doubting this story.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: oldsfc, 10/11/2012 6:47:55 PM     (No. 8926738)

And yankees say southerners are a bunch of stupid rednecks. This guy is about as... oh never mind. Chuckle chuckle.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 10/11/2012 8:22:29 PM     (No. 8926931)

I've kept the last several Lucianne recipe threads--the latest included the squirrel recipe story. Now's as good a time as any to say SAVE UP!. Not only save up, save the weekend around Thanksgiving for the WRT. But for goodness sake, DONATE!

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 10/13/2012 11:00:57 PM     (No. 8931387)

Obviously, the idiot has not idea how to prepare a squirrel for cooking and he has no idea how to use a propane torch! The moron should be fed in a mental institution from now on.!

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