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House blew up!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jaybird24, Apr 17, 2008.

  1. jaybird24

    jaybird24 LawnSite Senior Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 623

    We went to clean up one of our yards today and the house across the street blew up yesterday. We normally have to clean up a 40x250' woods along the road, but the fire burned all the leaves for us. I feel bad for the people, I guess the mother and 2 children were home but got out ok. These are real nice $6-800,000 homes, just a strange way to start out the year.
     
  2. DK lawn care

    DK lawn care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 763

    Did they say how it blew up?
     
  3. martyman

    martyman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 220

    I've seen a few houses blown-up on the news lately...always seems to be something to do with gas...people messing with the meter?
     
  4. IMAGE

    IMAGE LawnSite Bronze Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 1,134

    let me guess, one of the parents lost their job recently, and the house just magicly blew up. Thank God for house insurance. Bet they get a cheaper house next time.
     
  5. gandk06

    gandk06 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 509

    Where in Wisconsin are you located. I heard about the explosion on the UW-Whitewater campus but no others. Bad day for explosions in wisconsin I guess!!!
     
  6. jaybird24

    jaybird24 LawnSite Senior Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 623

    I'm outside Madison. No word yet on the cause, but my cousin is on this towns Fire Dept. and said there were 2 explosions. Seems kinda fishy that the husband wasn't home at night.
     
  7. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,700

    He better check the status of their mortgage. That's getting to be a popular way to get out of paying a mortgage that they never should have gotten.
     
  8. gandk06

    gandk06 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 509

    Wow, you guys are realy tough. Someone's house blows up and right away you assume it is done on purpose.
     
  9. kleankutslawn

    kleankutslawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,185

  10. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    I hate to say it but if I had to guess on intention I would be at least 50-50 in favor of 'at fault' myself...

    That's just from my own experience with ppls...

    The part I find so astounding isn't the fact that they try, that much I can figure some always will...
    But it's how MANY of them do!
     

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