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Old 06-27-2017, 08:44 PM   #1
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Prepping to evac.

Big ol' fire nearby so the 4x4 is on the trailer, hooked to the bus and the car is on the dolly hooked to Mary's car. Important stuff is loaded and we're ready if need be. Wish us well.

Goodwin fire in AZ.
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Old 06-27-2017, 08:51 PM   #2
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Good luck. Hope you don't need to bug out. Be safe.

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Old 06-27-2017, 09:08 PM   #3
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Good luck, thank goodness you're prepared.


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Old 06-27-2017, 09:12 PM   #4
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Best wishes & be safe!

Been there twice myself. Lost one house. The second one we had fire fighters in our back yard...
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Old 06-27-2017, 09:49 PM   #5
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Good luck, be safe, hope you don't have to evacuate.

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Old 06-27-2017, 10:13 PM   #6
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Looking good for now. Moving away from us.
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Old 06-27-2017, 10:14 PM   #7
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We had to go through the same thing with the doghead fire here in new mexico. I had to help evac a few friends and multiple livestock, but luckily we didnt have to evacuate, and hopefully you dont either. Best of luck to you.
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Old 06-28-2017, 07:24 AM   #8
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Looks good here this morning...very calm. Maps show we are out of danger but soooo many others aren't.
Have a friend that lost his house to a house fire recently, living in a trailer/shed and now he's been evacuated.

Huge resources are on this.

One hour at a time.
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Old 06-28-2017, 07:28 AM   #9
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Lost power yesterday afternoon for a few hours, I plugged a 10ga. ext. into the bus gen. and powered the evap. cooler and tv/computer.

Love dat bus.
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Old 06-28-2017, 07:41 AM   #10
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