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Dog's Shiny Water Bowl Cause of House Fire in California

Society & Culture  (tags: safety, sadness, society, health, protection, prevention, warning, treatment, family, Body-Mind-Spirit, interesting, pets, suffering, animalwelfare, investigation )

- 1815 days ago -
In Santa Rosa, a retriever's dog bowl ignited a house fire which burned a small part of the home's siding last week. Just a bit of concentrated sunlight refracting off of the dog's shiny water bowl could have burned down the house. Scary?

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Sunday May 5, 2013, 1:27 pm
This story is so close to home, its incredible. I recently moved my cat's' bowl out of the sun because I thought the bowl would get too hot for them to eat .

Candy L (473)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 4:35 pm
I always keep water dish in shaded area, so it stays cool, but on really hot days I will change it often. Good to know.

Sue Matheson (79)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 4:42 pm
pretty scary
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