Long day local fire

Discussion in 'The Chatter Box' started by morganslil1, Dec 7, 2007.

  1. morganslil1

    morganslil1 Guest

    Nov 12, 2007
    The pager went off at 5 this morning we had icy roads and school was on a 2 hr delay.Here is a picture I took this morning.

  2. StaceyRosado

    StaceyRosado Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Oct 4, 2007
    oh dear - what burned?

    Seems like you need to set the date on your camera.

  3. morganslil1

    morganslil1 Guest

    Nov 12, 2007
    It was a really old store that used to be the local feed and seed they had turned it into an antique and furniture and mini grocery store. I always forget to set the date after I change batteries and clear it out.
    I got to meet a gentleman with the SBI that was kind of neat.Heres what a local news story said.

    Flames reduce a Tri-Cities region landmark to rubble.
    Fire tore through The Old Joe Howell's Store on Highway 19E in Avery County, North Carolina around 4:00 am Friday morning.
    An estimated 60 firefighters responded to the 4,000 square foot building; that's just about every available trained volunteer in Avery and Mitchell County.
    For decades, Joe Howell's Store has been a hub of community life in Avery County. It's been a furniture and hardware store, a grocery store, and mostly recently an indoor antique mall and flea market.
    The current owners say they do not think they can rebuild.
    Preliminary finding point to a wood stove as the cause of the fire.
  4. enjoytheride

    enjoytheride New Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Humboldt Co Ca
    It is so sad to see what a fire will do especially to old buildings. I do admire firemen and appreciate what they do.
  5. morganslil1

    morganslil1 Guest

    Nov 12, 2007
    My husband is a fireman me and my 17 yr old daughter are ladys aux it can get a little crazy.
  6. getchagoat (Julie)

    getchagoat (Julie) Guest

    Oct 5, 2007
    Hats off to you guys. That's really cool you all do it together.