From: Greg Boone <Evolbaby.nul> Date: Sun, 5 Apr 2009 17:46:17 EDT Archived: Sun, 05 Apr 2009 20:50:00 -0400 Subject: Re: Disorderly Conduct Charges For UFO Hoaxsters >From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul> >To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul> >Date: Sun, 05 Apr 2009 15:15:50 -0300 >Subject: Re: Disorderly Conduct Charges For UFO Hoaxsters >>From: Carol Maltby <carolmaltby.nul> >>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul> >>Date: Sun, 5 Apr 2009 12:09:48 -0400 >>Subject: Re: Disorderly Conduct Charges For UFO Hoaxsters >>In rural areas we depend on extraordinarily dedicated >>volunteer firefighters to take care of house fires, wild >>fires, and traffic accidents. These days a lot of them have to >>spend a fair amount of time travelling to jobs out of town, >>and the times they are called out for fires in the middle of >>the night affect them, their families, their employers, and a >>host of others. >>You don't gratuitously send something up in the air randomly >>that could cause a fire if it came down too soon or in the >>wrong place. You just don't. >>"Nobody got hurt this time" is not a sufficient excuse for a >>stupid, reckless act. And that goes for sending up burning >>lanterns at celebrations too. >Hi Carol, >By about mid-April the fire index here in Nova Scotia begins to >rise. NS is about one quarter the area of England, Wales and >Scotland but with less than one million inhabitants. We rely on >volunteer fire departments as well in the rural areas of which I >am part. >Last year just outside the provincial capital city of Halifax, >in Porters Lake - a bedroom community for the twin cities of >Halifax & Dartmouth - a fire broke out in the forest due to >careless campers and a campfire. It took firefighters and water >bombers nearly a week to knock that fire out with the loss of a >dozen homes and one firefighter. The smoke in the air screwed up >flight paths near Halifax International to the west and a pall >of smoke hung over the city for many days. It became a no-fly >zone for over a week due to waterbombing and safety concerns. >Some 75% of Nova Scotia is forested. The forests get tinder dry >by June and fires break out periodically. Adding to the problem >with phosporous flares hanging from balloons or Chinese lanterns >would not be permitted. >As bad as it can get here during a forest fire - a huge forest >fire in the early 1900s devastated most of southwestern Nova >Scotia amounting to one fifth of the land mass - our forest fires >are nothing like what they get in British Columbia, Ontario or >Quebec or the brushfires in California. >Don Ledger Don't even get me started on the hazards of fires. Up there in Nova Scotia where there's more trees than folks breathin' just one mishap could spell doom for sure. I remember when I was six years old playing in my yard wearing my Batman t-shirt I spotted a fire breaking out at a Salvation Army warehouse a house away. I caught it just in time as my mom and the church ladies were at our house and the fire dept. rushed over just in time before the whole thing went up in flames. There were stored paints and chemicals and such and a school just a stone's throw away. I realized then how dangerous fires were and a year or so later I was pulled from a burning car by the same fire dept. manned by friends whom our families have been friends to this day over a 100 years now. A few years back here in Hollywood I was lucky enough to be alert enough to see smoke coming from a high price hotel I was at a seminar attending. I caught that fire just as it broke out. LAFD showed up just in the nick of time. Now the range fires we've had here have been so devastating year after year folks are on edge whenever the wind blows. I've even taken video of a couple of times an posted em' on YouTube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rBsyB2zBGE The fires over the past three years here were horrifying to say the least. Last year it was so bad folks who had lost their homes were lining up on N. Vermont avenue having to give their pets away cause they couldn't keep em' at the shelters. Folks were sleeping in the streets and on folks' lawns and such. When those fires move they can get ground speeds of up to 30 mph and the heat takes you out before the fire even reaches you by tens of yards. It was no joke and breathing that smoke for days on end ain't healthy neither. Folks are still gathering themselves from last year's fires and the causes range from kids playing with lighters to arson to tossing lit cigarettes around. Fire is no joke. These clowns in Jersey and their UFO experiment could have been something horrendous had something gone wrong. Even in the short video I shot you can see how the pigeons and planes had to fly low with all the smoke and that was the smallest of the fires. Best, Greg ufomafia.com/blog Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/subscribers/ Your access info works there too... These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. 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