Shawn Mahaney

Last Updated: 11/21/2009

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Gender: Male
Status: Single
Age: 38
Sign: Cancer

State: South Carolina
Country: US
Signup Date: 5/22/2005

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Friday, April 03, 2009 

Current mood:  mischievous
Category: Life

I had planned to mention this when I heard just one of these stories a while back.  Going back to look up the story, I find a long list of the same thing.  It seems that one of the least safe places to be, unless you're looking for a campfire to toast some marshmallows, is a fire station!

"East Texas Fire Station Burns" -
"Fire Station Burns: Blaze Destroys Station Bunkroom" -
"Fire station burns after cooking mishap" -

Datelines are from this spring, last fall, and a couple years ago.  Considering that it's hard to google search for stories with "fire" in the title multiple times, and these are what came up in just a few minutes - this problem has got to be scarily common.

These stories are from Georgia, Texas, and Tokyo.  No place is safe!

So next time a fire marshall stops at your house to give you grief for having a big bonfire in your little back yard, in the middle of a neighborhood, too close to an outbuilding (I still gotta replace those warped Plexiglass windows...) - ask him or her if there was pot left on the stove back at the station.  Odds are the marshall will jump back in the truck and drive off with a worried look.

Currently listening:
By Def Leppard
Release date: 1990-10-25