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JustDressageIt 07-03-2009 12:18 AM

Sometimes the unexpected happens...
 
There was a barn fire about 10 minutes up the highway from where Denny's boarded.
I'm not sure how it started, though I suspect lightening. The entire barn and arena is burned to the ground.

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y27...sc/kenhold.jpg

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y27...c/kenhold2.jpg

I am unsure of what happened to the horses; if anyone knows any information I would really like to hear it.

Solon 07-03-2009 12:22 AM

Wow. That is so scary. I hope the horses made it out. :-(

JustDressageIt 07-03-2009 12:26 AM

Sorry about the terrible quality... they're cellphone pics and my hands were shaking really badly at the sight of such damage.

smrobs 07-03-2009 12:56 AM

Oh, that's terrible. I hope all the horses got out okay. :O

chrispy 07-03-2009 01:22 AM

Horrible. I've known of two barn fires, both of which led to 15 or so horse deaths. I hope no horses, other animals, or humans were harmed in this fire.

(The fires I mentioned were supposedly started by cigarettes. Don't smoke at the stable, no matter how careful you think you are being. It isn't worth it.)

My2Geldings 07-03-2009 01:22 AM

That is incredible :shock: I really feel sorry for these poor people and horse owners. Waw I am speechless :cry:

RoosterDo 07-03-2009 01:26 AM

wow that is really scary to see (shivers)

BurningAmber520 07-03-2009 11:19 AM

So scary! I hope the horses are all ok!

xxJustJumpItxx 07-04-2009 01:42 AM

Omigosh. Wouldn't it be horrible to drive up to that? Gosh, I can't even imagine it.

JustDressageIt 07-04-2009 10:16 PM

Just an update - no horses were hurt, and the cause of the fire is still unknown.


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