Evacuation holdouts defy danger to pr...

Evacuation holdouts defy danger to protect homes

There are 4 comments on the Long Beach Press-Telegram story from Sep 2, 2009, titled Evacuation holdouts defy danger to protect homes. In it, Long Beach Press-Telegram reports that:

Mike Tarzian didn't even bother watering down his roof of his Tujunga home. He closed all the windows, leaned a ladder against the house for firefighters and stuck a case of water in the fridge.

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Covina, CA

#1 Sep 2, 2009
and when the fire stops you and you have to be rescued and the firemen that do that lose their lives, what will be your response to their families.

Torrance, CA

#2 Sep 2, 2009
these peolple are jerks par exellance
Equal Sense

San Jose, CA

#3 Sep 2, 2009
If you've never been in the situation, you're the jerks for your attitude. Sure, it's a chance-----but more often than not it can save your home and even some of your neighbors. I know, I saved 2 plus my own.
Ted Wickstrom

United States

#4 Sep 2, 2009
Formula lost/hopefully temporarily misplaced during the socialization of this democracy: Freedom mandates responsibility. You want the freedom to defend your property? You are now equally responsible.

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