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Screams of ´terror as flames barreled down´:
Relentless California fires rage for third day

USA Today, by Elizabeth Weise and John Bacon

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Posted By:PageTurner, 10/10/2017 2:34:56 PM

SANTA ROSA, Calif. — A cluster of devastating wildfires that has killed at least 13 people and destroyed more than 1,500 homes and businesses raged virtually unchecked across the state´s treasured wine country for a third day Tuesday. Tens of thousands of Californians fled their homes, many of them holing up in shelters that authorities said could be operating for several days. Power outages and cellphone disruptions added to the chaos amid the fast-spreading blazes, prompting hundreds of missing persons reports. The fires, fueled by dry grasses and brush, heat and low humidity, were fanned by wind gusts reaching almost 80 mph.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 10/10/2017 2:41:21 PM     (No. 11412162)

Devil Wind
Devil fires
Devil ´Rat Legislators
Devil LA, SF, Sacramento


I want outta here...I´ve had it.
Since 1967...oh well....
We´re searching for a new state..
Any suggestions?

Veterans for TRUMP 2020

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Reply 2 - Posted by: shamrock, 10/10/2017 3:43:08 PM     (No. 11412254)

#1, my folks moved us there in 1967 and I escaped in 1980, never looked back. And it wasn´t that bad then. I have to go back now and then because of an elderly father and boy, I can´t wait to get out of there every time. There is nothing about it that is remotely interesting or fun. Get out while you can.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MMC, 10/10/2017 5:49:56 PM     (No. 11412398)

I love Michigan. However, for warmer weather Tennessee..or any red state!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: chance_232, 10/10/2017 5:59:58 PM     (No. 11412411)

I moved to California in 1991 and moved out in 96. During that time, my car was broken into and vandalized three times. Experienced one forced entry, during the day, where my apartment was robbed and my roommate pistol wiped. The perps pulled the same thing two buildings over three days later and killed the resident. I went through several wildfires, several earthquakes and was in the middle of the LA riots. Never ending drought, water restrictions, drive-by shootings and gangs. And for the record, I lived in a "safe" neighborhood.

I´ve always said the California is a beautiful state with 35 million too many residents. What´s sad is that LA gets worse, dirtier, more run down and more violent every time I visit.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MDMD, 10/10/2017 6:35:06 PM     (No. 11412467)

#1, we´re thinking of North Carolina. Been in CA since 1988. Much has changed - sad. I just hope it doesn´t crash and burn and take my state retirement with it.

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