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#1 speedyg OFFLINE  

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Posted June 27, 2012 - 10:56 AM

Hey guys, As alot of you all know I live in Woodland Park Colorado. The Waldo Canyon fire is #1 in the nation. Colorado Springs has lost homes, HW-24 is shut down cutting Woodland Park off from Colorado Springs. The fire is 2 mile away from our home and we are on pre evacuation. 32,500 people out of their homes. We sure could use all of the members to remember us in your prayers.
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Posted June 27, 2012 - 11:00 AM

You got it SpeedyG! I certainly hope & pray you are spared from the fires.
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Posted June 27, 2012 - 11:01 AM

Hope and pray for everyones safety , Al
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Posted June 27, 2012 - 11:49 AM

Speed, our thoughts are with you and yours for comfort and safety in these adverse times. Life, Health & Strength...
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Posted June 27, 2012 - 11:51 AM

Prayers on the way. That's an area dear to my heart, I used to spend 2 weeks of vaction per year using the Springs as a base.
My brother is in the Springs this week at a Colorado Ministers Conference.
Got an email from him last night.

Edited by JD DANNELS, June 27, 2012 - 11:51 AM.

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Posted June 27, 2012 - 01:24 PM

Good luck SpeedyG, I will be thinking about you.
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Posted June 27, 2012 - 01:33 PM

All you folks out west in danger of the fires need help! Got it going here!
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Posted June 27, 2012 - 02:20 PM

You are in our prayers Speedyg!
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Posted June 27, 2012 - 04:32 PM

Our prayers are for all of you in these bad times
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Posted June 27, 2012 - 04:57 PM

Your in our prayers. Please be careful.
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Posted June 27, 2012 - 05:29 PM

Prayers for your safety and also that your property be spared from this disaster.

We were just talking at work about how selective foresting and good forest management can really reduce the severity and ease the fighting of these fires. Understanding that the dryness sure isn't helping, but an overgrown, unmanaged forest is a potential tinderbox.
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Posted June 27, 2012 - 08:58 PM

We'll be praying for your safety Speedy! Also hope that you home will be spared from the fire. Best of luck and God speed!
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Posted June 28, 2012 - 09:59 AM

Last I heard it is not looking very good out there, I sure hope they are able to get that fire under control soon. I sure wish you and everyone out there all the best.
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Posted June 28, 2012 - 01:22 PM

News clip:
Mandatory evacuations were ordered for Crystola and part of Woodland Park after more than 32,000 people had to flee on Tuesday. How many new evacuees were moving out was not immediately available.

More of the story, and it looks like speedyg's home is in grim danger. http://www.msnbc.msn...222/ns/weather/
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Posted June 28, 2012 - 01:34 PM

That saddens me, Daniel! Not just for our member, speedyg, but for all the folks in the path of these fires. They need rain badly!
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