Fireplace ashes spark grass fire

Fireplace ashes spark grass fire

There are 3 comments on the Silver City Sun-News story from Nov 29, 2010, titled Fireplace ashes spark grass fire. In it, Silver City Sun-News reports that:

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.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Silver City Sun-News.

WhatheHeck

United States

#1 Nov 29, 2010
That is so stupid! Some people are so careless. Had this happened yesterday that fire would have been harder to control. More homes would have been at risk and likely burned in the process. Fortunately the wind was blowing away from my location. I hate to think of what could have happened. Thank God for the rapid response to the fire.
Late Nite

AOL

#2 Nov 30, 2010
Gee. We just rated being on KRQE morning news about this fire. Nothing like being on Albuquerque news for stupidity. Kudos to the various fire departments and first responders.
Huh

Silver City, NM

#3 Nov 30, 2010
The ash dumping idiot will probably get off Scott-free because they are somebodies cousin.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Pinos Altos Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Messianic Jews say they are persecuted in Israel (Jun '08) Jul 24 TWP 72,037
News DA Walks Away from what should have been a DUI ... Jul 9 Vera lane 1
Silver City, , but choice of NOT accepting ever... Jul 5 mrtnz1955 2
News WNMU to continue recruiting DACA students despi... Jun 29 Susanna 7
News Their view: No clear gain in dispute over Falkl... (Mar '10) Jun '16 Tony 625
News Yes, Denny's is coming Jun '16 Tiger37 1
News Hearse from Pinos Altos Hearst Church moved to ... (Aug '12) Aug '12 Lorina 2

Pinos Altos Jobs

More from around the web

Personal Finance

Pinos Altos Mortgages