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#570792 - 05/01/18 02:38 PM Fun at work today  
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Company across the street from my work had a brush fire start this morning behind there building along the rail road tracks. Company next store to them was having some paving work done on there a joining parking lot & could have had something to do with starting it.

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#570793 - 05/01/18 02:38 PM Re: Fun at work today [Re: captkevin]  
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Things got going pretty quick. This was before the fire department arrived.

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#570794 - 05/01/18 02:41 PM Re: Fun at work today [Re: captkevin]  
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Soon as fire department got that one under control another got going down the train tracks on the other side of our company.

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#570795 - 05/01/18 02:42 PM Re: Fun at work today [Re: captkevin]  
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Next fire is much bigger. Trucking company that had some trailers fill with 300 tires added to the smoke.

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#570796 - 05/01/18 02:43 PM Re: Fun at work today [Re: captkevin]  
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Fire departments from all the surrounding towns were there assisting with the fire.

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#570797 - 05/01/18 02:44 PM Re: Fun at work today [Re: captkevin]  
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Was a pretty big fire with several explosions at the tanks on the semi's were exploding. Very scary stuff.

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#570798 - 05/01/18 02:52 PM Re: Fun at work today [Re: captkevin]  
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This is outside of my window at work. Been here 28 years never seen fire plug being used.

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#570799 - 05/01/18 02:53 PM Re: Fun at work today [Re: captkevin]  
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This is our front entrance at work.

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#570800 - 05/01/18 03:01 PM Re: Fun at work today [Re: captkevin]  
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#570802 - 05/01/18 06:18 PM Re: Fun at work today [Re: captkevin]  
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Must be the season for it. Last weekend we went to Spokane to watch GW's oldest son play in a tennis tournament. I was awakened around 3:30 by nearby sirens but looked out and didn't see anything. When I went down to breakfast I saw that the restaurant next door had burned and firefighters were still trying to put the flames out. That was about 9:30 so they had been at it for 6 hours or so. First time I've ever watched a fire from 5 stories up. Puts a different perspective on things.


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