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Bird Starts Flat Fire By Dropping a Smoking Cigarette Butt
Offbeat  (tags: pigeon, fire, London, cigarette butt, bizarre )

Giana
- 412 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A pigeon has been blamed for starting a flat fire in south London by firefighters who believe the bird dropped a smoking cigarette butt.
Cat Named 'Meatball' Saves 10 People From Farmhouse Fire in France
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, cats, fire )

Cher
- 421 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
According to the Local, Marlin woke up early on Sunday morning when her cat, Boulette -- translation: meatball -- began scratching on the floor of the attic. When Marlin yanked open the attic's trap door, she saw fire.
Our Monday Miracle Is Russell, the Cat Who Survived a House Fire
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cats, pets, fire, protection, environment )

Cher
- 425 days ago - catster.com
After a devastating fire, Russell was missing for four days until someone heard a kitty cry for help.
Iraq War Rescue Dog Named Hero Survives House Fire in His US Home
Offbeat  (tags: animals, interesting, news, war rescue dog, survives, fire )

Giana
- 554 days ago - news.yahoo.com
House of fallen Army Spc. Justin Rollins? family burns but adopted dog survives...
Wildfire Threatens Yosemite National Park - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, pictures, fire, Yosemite National Park )

Zora
- 607 days ago - theguardian.com
Firefighters struggle to contain a huge wildfire that has crossed into California's Yosemite national park.
Amazing Fire Illusion! VIDEO!   video
Offbeat  (tags: environment, video, optical illusions, fire )

Cher
- 615 days ago - youtube.com
This cool optical illusion is created using a bunch of candles arranged in a triangular shape on the floor.
Hero Dog Saves Owner, Grandson From Fire
Offbeat  (tags: hero, dog, pet, rescue, humans, fire, wonderful )

Giana
- 632 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Just two weeks after he was rescued from a shelter "Bear," a 150-pound Mastiff, saved his owners right back. When a blaze broke out during the night at her Long Island home, Carol Swinson's fire alarms failed to go off.
Deadly Arizona Fire Nearly Half-Contained, Say Officials
Offbeat  (tags: USA, Arizona, Fire, Mourning, fallen firefighters )

Ray
- 659 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Firefighters have managed to contain 45% of a blaze in central Arizona that killed 19 of their colleagues, the authorities say. Some 114 buildings have been damaged or razed by the fire, which has burned 13 sq miles (33 sq km).
Blind, Deaf, 3-Legged Dog Named 'True' Saves Oklahoma Family From House Fire (VIDEO!!)
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, blind, deaf, 3-legged, dog, rescues, family, house, fire, video )

Barb
- 882 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Katie Crosley and her baby son, Jace, lost everything in an house fire, but they survived thanks to a heroic three-legged, blind and deaf dog, KFOR reports.
Second Chances - Fire Victims Need Homes!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, fire )

Cher
- 933 days ago - pasadosafehaven.org
On Monday, August 13th, a fire soon dubbed the Taylor Bridge Fire was started at approximately noon in Kittitas County, WA. With tinder-dry conditions and thousands of acres of grass, foliage, trees, and houses, the fire quickly exploded into thousands
Heroic Mother Dog Saves Puppies From Fire (Photo)
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, heroic, mother, dog, matilda, house, fire, carried, puppies, fire truck, photos )

Barb
- 985 days ago - care2.com
When a house fire in Temuco, Chile destroyed part of their home, this mother dog did not hesitate to help her 10-day-old puppies. Not only did she rescue them from the burning building, but she carried them all the way to the safety of a nearby fire
15 Puppies Rescued From Fire (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: puppies, fire, dogs, fire fighters, animals, good news, happy news, rescue, safety, pets, interesting, news, photos )

Lindsey
- 1116 days ago - wvec.com
Some New Jersey firefighters went above and beyond to save man's best friend -- well, actually 15 of them. One puppy sadly died of smoke inhalation but the rest were all saved thanks to these fire fighters great effort.
"Fire Rush Limbaugh!" By Old Fart Rants   video
Offbeat  (tags: Rush Limbaugh, Republicans, slut, protitute, fire, war on women )

Dandelion
- 1148 days ago - youtube.com
Rush Limbaugh blew the Republican cover about freedom of religion by calling a 24 year old law student a slut and a prostitute. Thanks to Rush the cat's out of the bag, even for the slow learners - Republicans and evangelicals have declared war on women.
Woman Burns Down 3,500 Year Old Tree In Florida
Offbeat  (tags: destruction, green, trees, fire, Senator tree, burned, sad, environment )

Lindsey
- 1149 days ago - wftv.com
The tree was believed to be the fifth oldest tree in the world and the largest bald cypress tree. It was 118 feet tall with a diameter of approximately 18 feet. It was named after Senator M. O. Overstreet who donated the tree.
Brave Dog, Tucker, Saves Family From Fire
Offbeat  (tags: animals, dog, pet, fire, rescue, good news, off-beat, pets, protection, unusual )

Lindsey
- 1189 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Big heroes can come in very small packages. That's the case for Tucker, a tiny Yorkie/Beagle mix, who saved the Gray family from their burning home in Haverhill, Mass., last week by barking -- eventually getting the attention of India Gray.
 

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