Grass fire threatens local homes

Five homes were threatened Monday afternoon by a wind-fueled grass fire that started when someone carelessly disposed of ashes from their fireplace or woodstove. Full Story
Elizabeth Harrison

Las Cruces, NM

#1 Nov 30, 2010
Is not "public endangerment" a criminal offense?
Huh

Silver City, NM

#2 Nov 30, 2010
Elizabeth Harrison wrote:
Is not "public endangerment" a criminal offense?
That is a General term, to make it a crime there has to be Public Endangerment Of (Ad term here), also intent has to be proven. I doubt that the brainless twit that dumped the ashes had any intent except to empty ashes. This moron probably won't get a littering ticket.
MissKiss

Salt Lake City, UT

#3 Nov 30, 2010
This is the back of my parent's home. My heart is breaking right now. I can't believe someone would dump their hot ashes along a road-especially with 35mph wind gusts.
SilverSally

Santa Fe, NM

#4 Nov 30, 2010
The phenomenal ignorance in Silver City never ceases to amaze me.
Coach

Deming, NM

#5 Nov 30, 2010
SilverSally wrote:
The phenomenal ignorance in Silver City never ceases to amaze me.
Right because you don't see things like this done and said anywhere else in the world. C'mon man.

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