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  • Canberra Fires Of 2003 The Canberra Bushfire
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    Canberra Fires of 2003 The Canberra bushfire began on Saturday 18th January 2003, with reports suggesting that it was started by a Lightning Strike, to the north of Canberra. In the few hours the few hours that proceeded, the fires raged out of control. Another fire close to the one started by the lightning, ended up joining it, creating a massive fire front, roaring towards Canberra. No warning could prepare the people of Canberra for what was happening. They did not have much time to fight the...
  • Back At The Address On The House
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    Profound Hope In the dark entrance of a secluded cave, I sit and ponder on how I will survive. My only light comes from a small fire which took me about two hours to get started from clicking two flint stones together. If not for the small fire, I would be very cold due to the fact that caves stay the same temperature all year. My clothes are damp from the moist air of the cave. This all started when my house burnt down leaving me with no place to live. I no longer have a job because I made a li...
  • Author's Solid Faith In God
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    Here Follows Some Verses... In all of Anne Bradstreet's poetry that we have read, she has taken an experience of hers and then dissected and related it to Christian and, more generally, Puritan merits. "Here Follows Some Verses", is no exception. After the burning of her house 1666, Bradstreet wrote this poem. It expresses her longing for the house and the possessions that were consumed in the fire. The poem also shows the author's solid faith in God. There is a minor conflict between her religi...
  • Great Chicago Fire Of 1871
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    The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 was one of the largest disasters in American history. Practically overnight the great city of Chicago was destroyed. Before the fire there was a large drought causing everything to be dry and flammable, then a fire broke out in the O'Leary's barn and spread throughout the city. Many attempts were made to put out the fire but there were too many errors and problems in the beginning. After the fire many people were left homeless and had...
  • Mr Mohammed Good Intentions
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    Right Intentions Wrong Choice In an earlier story that was reported, one Samuel Mohammed burnt down a house in his West Palm Beach community. However, the question is not if Mohammed burnt the house down or not, because he admit to doing so. The question is did Mr. Mohammed commit a crime or not. Okay let me explain. The house was as abandoned building in his neighborhood and its use as a drug house was well known to the police and community. After making sure that, there was no one in the house...
  • Cerro Grande Fire
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    Late one Wednesday night in May, my girlfriend and I spotted some smoke and could see lava-like fire coming from the Jemez Mountains. We knew right away that it was a forest fire, but did not know how serious it was. We drove to my house to ask my dad what was happening in and around the Atomic City. He didnt know the details of the fire, so we turned on the TV to get some information about it. Every channel was talking about the Cerro Grande fire that had started from a prescribed burn. The res...
  • Power Of Fire
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    Quest for Fire This story happens 80,000 years ago when our ancestors first discovered the power of fire, but did not know how to master it. One day, a peaceful tribe is attacked by apes and wolves. Many die in the fighting and the tribe is forced to leave their territory. They move to a small island, and on their way, they lose their treasure-fire. Fire to them is like the door to a house. Without the door, the house will not collapse. But when a robber comes, the house has no protection. Witho...
  • Clive And The Young Man Left
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    How much he said as he swung round in his oversized leather chair. Like I said, unless you want Alright, you win, fifty thousand it is then. He was getting too old for this sort of thing. A happy man in his mid-forties Clive Richardson was the owner of Richardson Autos, a business set up about fifty years ago by his father. Now, the future did not seem so bright, but this had gone far enough. I am glad to see your common sense has prevailed. The reply came from a young man, with jet-black hair a...
  • Sure Every Fire Prone Community
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    The Sacramento Bee in an editorial: 'As predictable as Indian summers and the Santa Ana winds, the wildfires sweeping across the south state remind us of California's fragility, its frightening vulnerability... The risk of such fires can never be eliminated, but it can be reduced. The California legislature has passed strict laws already that require fire-retardant roofs in fire-prone areas. More could be done. If smaller fires had been allowed to burn earlier this summer when weather conditions...
  • Bradstreet Being
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    Anne Bradstreet Poem Analysis Anne Bradstreet Poem Analysis Essay, Research Paper Anne Bradstreet wrote the poem Here Follows Some Verses upon the Burning of Our House July 10th, 1666. Bradstreet was a Puritan who moved to America. She was the first person to publish poetry in the New World. The theme of this poem is that materials are worthless and the only thing that is worthy is going to Heaven in the afterlife. Bradstreet starts the poem at night while she was sleeping. She is awakened by a ...

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