“The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all.”
“Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.”
“It's been dry and when you have dry conditions with wind, that's not good. A fire can spread quickly.”
“When we get here, the fire was all spread out everywhere and stuff, so we were scared just looking for the family and stuff. You couldn't see nothing but flames and smoke.”
“The water was to keep the fire from spreading.”
Capt. Dan Warner
“Cooler temperatures helped keep the fire down low overnight and kept it from spreading. Crews will continue to put fire lines down today to get the fires under control.”
“These trees are still alive. But the Dutch elm disease spreads so quickly. To prevent it from spreading to other trees, they have to be removed.”
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