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Old 11-24-2007, 11:24 AM   #1
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GAD, Malibu wildfires, AGAIN...

family members just went through this.
and now, the fires are here again.
anyone else have family in this region?
mine are mostly on the ocean side, so beach side of PCH.

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Old 11-24-2007, 12:01 PM   #2
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Family in LA. only ash on tile roof. Thank God. Very poor air quality though.
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Old 11-24-2007, 08:50 PM   #3
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We had three scrub fires in Perth (northern suburbs) yesterday and the smoke has now made its way east and south. They need to do something stronger about arsonists. Pox on all of them.
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Old 11-28-2007, 12:26 AM   #4
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We sent several engines from NorCal to SoCal. My brother is an engine captain and he missed spending Thanksgiving with us. He ended up eating at a McDonald's on Thanksgiving. But he did fight fire on the Malibu fire. He and the other engines he was working with did structure protection. Unfortunately, they still lost around 50 homes. He arrived back home yesterday and his girlfriend is going to cook a nice Thanksgiving dinner for him this weekend.
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Old 11-28-2007, 05:57 AM   #5
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Have a good frien in San Diego, she was evacuated last time.
I can't imagine the fear of that happening to you. Good luck to everyone!
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