Fatal fire in Bennington claims coupl...

Fatal fire in Bennington claims couple's son and two dogs

There are 16 comments on the WTEN-TV Albany story from Apr 20, 2013, titled Fatal fire in Bennington claims couple's son and two dogs. In it, WTEN-TV Albany reports that:

Fire crews remain on the scene of a fatal fire that happened at a home on the intersection of Lincoln and County Streets Saturday morning.

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Since: Jun 11

People's Republic of VT

#1 Apr 21, 2013
Why is there even a fire department in Bennville?

From google:

Bennington Fire Departent, 130 River Street, Benmnington, VT
to
134 Lincoln St, Bennington, VT

Suggested routes

0.2 mi, 31 secs
River St and Lincoln St

Or Walk 3 mins

Great work guys. Now go have a cigarette in the fire house with a few beers

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Since: Apr 10

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#4 Apr 21, 2013
Elmer_J_Fudd wrote:
Why is there even a fire department in Bennville?
From google:
Bennington Fire Departent, 130 River Street, Benmnington, VT
to
134 Lincoln St, Bennington, VT
Suggested routes
0.2 mi, 31 secs
River St and Lincoln St
Or Walk 3 mins
Great work guys. Now go have a cigarette in the fire house with a few beers
and for the real rescures in this fire.. 2 were saved because of 3 young men.. and the fire department is taking the credit..

comment on the channel 10 new brief. posted by Tyler Prue.

I think they should get the story straight. The fire chief did not tell the story right. As in we (Tyler Prue, Erik Prue and Travis Bentley) were the first on scene and by the time any fire personal got there we had already got Patricia and Larry out of the house and to safety. Erik Prue was on the phone with 911 when we were attending them. We are not looking for publicity but would like the truth to be told! Thank you

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#5 Apr 21, 2013
http://www.news10.com/story/22032661/fatal-fi...

Here is the link to that news story.

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Since: Jun 11

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#6 Apr 21, 2013
SmArTeNuPfOoLiSh wrote:
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and for the real rescures in this fire.. 2 were saved because of 3 young men.. and the fire department is taking the credit..
comment on the channel 10 new brief. posted by Tyler Prue.
I think they should get the story straight. The fire chief did not tell the story right. As in we (Tyler Prue, Erik Prue and Travis Bentley) were the first on scene and by the time any fire personal got there we had already got Patricia and Larry out of the house and to safety. Erik Prue was on the phone with 911 when we were attending them. We are not looking for publicity but would like the truth to be told! Thank you
Are they local "yutes"?

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Since: Jun 11

People's Republic of VT

#7 Apr 21, 2013
SmArTeNuPfOoLiSh wrote:
<quoted text>
and for the real rescures in this fire.. 2 were saved because of 3 young men.. and the fire department is taking the credit..
comment on the channel 10 new brief. posted by Tyler Prue.
I think they should get the story straight. The fire chief did not tell the story right. As in we (Tyler Prue, Erik Prue and Travis Bentley) were the first on scene and by the time any fire personal got there we had already got Patricia and Larry out of the house and to safety. Erik Prue was on the phone with 911 when we were attending them. We are not looking for publicity but would like the truth to be told! Thank you
I guess the local sheriffs dept. was out toll taking on the local roads and had trouble responding also:

Bennington County Sheriff, 212 Lincoln Street, Bennington, VT
to
134 Lincoln St, Bennington, VT

Suggested routes

433 ft, 25 secs
Lincoln St
Or Walk 2 mins

Obso-four king-lute lee disgusting that this guy died.

These clowns should be ashamed and beg apologies from the family.

What four king peecees of feces.

Bet they mad their quota of tickets that night.

Ice holes!

Since: Apr 13

Downtown Bennville!

#8 Apr 21, 2013
Why is everyone upset?

The FD had multiple successes that day!

Claimed success of bystanders!
Saved the basement!
Finished in time for drinks and smokes at the firehouse!

Good work gentlemen!

Don't worry about the guy that died. He wasn't even a fireman trying to burn down his own house. Screw him!

PS, could we get more money for a ladder truck in this year's Bennville budget?

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Since: Jun 11

People's Republic of VT

#9 Apr 22, 2013
From the bananer story:

"
State police said members of the Bennington Fire Department located smoke and flames from all sides of the house upon their arrival, and acted quickly to extinguish the fire to prevent it from spreading to a neighboring home.
"

They located the flames? "Yup! Thet house iz on fier!"

Just four king pathetic.

Hopefully the mother recovers.

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Since: Apr 10

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#10 Apr 25, 2013
Fire Marshall Billy wrote:
Why is everyone upset?
The FD had multiple successes that day!
Claimed success of bystanders!
Saved the basement!
Finished in time for drinks and smokes at the firehouse!
Good work gentlemen!
Don't worry about the guy that died. He wasn't even a fireman trying to burn down his own house. Screw him!
PS, could we get more money for a ladder truck in this year's Bennville budget?
As I said on another part of topix

I think people are forgetting our fire fighters do not live at the fire house. Or stay there around the clock taking shifts. They have to come from where ever they are at. Get the trucks and gear and head to the fire. They are not a paid fire department. It is very sad, Scotty lost his life in such a manor. and Travis Bentley and the Erik Prue and his brothers did all they could do to get him out. They got Patricia & Larry out of the fire and away. But the roof collapsed and Scotty couldn't be saved.

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Since: Jun 11

People's Republic of VT

#11 Apr 25, 2013
Ok, if they can't save a house that is two minutes *walking distance* from the firehouse, why is there a firehouse?

What purpose does it serve? A clubhouse for after-hours drinking? A place to bring underage dates?

It is disgusting that this guy died.

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#13 Apr 25, 2013
Elmer_J_Fudd wrote:
Ok, if they can't save a house that is two minutes *walking distance* from the firehouse, why is there a firehouse?
What purpose does it serve? A clubhouse for after-hours drinking? A place to bring underage dates?
It is disgusting that this guy died.
I agree Scotty shouldn't of died. It is all horrible. I was just putting another thought out there.. No one lives at the firehouse. and there isn't a person in this world that is perfect. and not all people can be saved. If we could the grim reaper would be out of a job. I am not meaning to sound like I have a cold heart because I don't. But if NO ONE was there at the time of the fire people that are on the fire department had to travel to get to that fire house to get the equipment to battle the fire.. Sometimes there just is no answer to why.. I could understand being pissed off if there was people at the department and stood around with their thumbs up their azzes not doing anything.. Sorry. Just my opinion!

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#14 Apr 25, 2013
Elmer_J_Fudd wrote:
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Are they local "yutes"?
Yes they are.

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Since: Jun 11

People's Republic of VT

#15 Apr 25, 2013
SmArTeNuPfOoLiSh wrote:
<quoted text>
I agree Scotty shouldn't of died. It is all horrible. I was just putting another thought out there.. No one lives at the firehouse. and there isn't a person in this world that is perfect. and not all people can be saved. If we could the grim reaper would be out of a job. I am not meaning to sound like I have a cold heart because I don't. But if NO ONE was there at the time of the fire people that are on the fire department had to travel to get to that fire house to get the equipment to battle the fire.. Sometimes there just is no answer to why.. I could understand being pissed off if there was people at the department and stood around with their thumbs up their azzes not doing anything.. Sorry. Just my opinion!
Still can't figure out the purpose of the firehouse if they can't:

1) Put out a fire *in* the firehouse before it causes $500,000 in damage.
2) Save someone LESS than a block away in a daytime fire.

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Since: Jun 11

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#16 Apr 25, 2013
SmArTeNuPfOoLiSh wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes they are.
Probably saved the mother's life. Hope they are recognized for it. Not many positive stories in that neighborhood.

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#17 Apr 26, 2013
Elmer_J_Fudd wrote:
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Probably saved the mother's life. Hope they are recognized for it. Not many positive stories in that neighborhood.
Travis is my cousin. and at first the Fire Chief lied about the situation. but for once, The Bennington Banner did their homework and did talk to the boy's that saved Larry & Patty. But the roof cullapsed before they could get to Scotty. that is the other part. By the time the fire department was called the house was pretty much fully engulfed. because Tylor Prue is the one that called it in. as Travis Bentley & Erik Prue tended and was with Larry & Patty.

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#18 Apr 26, 2013
Travis actually put up a short ladder and reached up and pull Larry from the window he was hanging out of. Scotty was also on the second floor. when the roof collapsed. Just plain sad all of it.

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Since: Jun 11

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#19 Aug 20, 2013
http://www.benningtonbanner.com/localnews/ci_...

You just can't make this sheet up!

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