This is why you never burn books

Posted by on Monday, March 27, 2017

Florida Forest Service

A homeowner in Florida that was burning paperback books sparked a wildfire that destroyed fifteen homes.

The blaze began on Wednesday and quickly engulfed 400 acres.

150 people had to leave their homes. It took 200 firefighters and 17 pieces of equipment to contain the blaze.

Some firefighters suffered minor injuries, and in one case flames overtook a piece of equipment which caused the operator to flee.

The Team

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