“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“The recent fires in Oklahoma and Texas have shown how quickly grass fires can spread and how much damage the can do. We don't want to have a situation like that here.”
“It's been dry and when you have dry conditions with wind, that's not good. A fire can spread quickly.”
“The water was to keep the fire from spreading.”
Capt. Dan Warner
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