fires in so CA

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  1. SD PokeMom

    SD PokeMom Mod Supervisor Staff Member

    they just closed the schools in our district tomorrow.

    we've got ash falling, and the air quality outside is atrocious; imagine walking through the plume from a campfire. that's what it's like.

    we're not in any danger though; a whole h*ll of a lot would have to burn first for it to get to us. we may have cousins and their dogs coming to stay though since they're a lot closer and in possible danger, depending on how it moves.

    bulbasnore is close to the malibu fire; if people were wondering why the 'gym was down earlier today, that was the reason. the server was taken offline for safety.

    good thoughts for us here in so cal please!

  2. Martin

    Martin Active Member

    Yeah, If I see a fire next to my mansion I'll be pretty upset.
  3. Hot_Carl

    Hot_Carl <a href="

    Brings back bad memories of the Cedar Fre. Walking up the street to a friend's house felt like walking through ground zero. Everything was gray, ash falling all around. I had to hold a damp washcloth over my nose and mouth. Very scary.

    Thank god these fires are not nearly that large. (And pray they don't grow.)
  4. Prayers for you folks in SoCal. My buddy Jim was commenting earlier how he could smell it from where he was. (Irvine)

    Hope my place back home isn't in any danger. I'd like to have a place to go home to for Thanksgiving. :(
  5. Water Pokemon Master

    Water Pokemon Master <a href="

    I'm at UCI and it stinks like crazy. If I open the window to get air, the smell takes over the room, but if I leave it closed, it's too hot. :(
  6. Jason

    Jason New Member

    get a portable fan, Jon.
  7. Heatherdu

    Heatherdu New Member

    Our prayers are with you. Sounds like a good time to just stay inside and work on decks for Cities.
  8. Lawman

    Lawman Active Member

    Thoughts and prayers to all in So Cal, especially our Poke friends!

    Hang in there.

  9. PokePop

    PokePop Administrator

    Prayers are with you all.
    I heard on the news this morning that houses in 'snore's area are still in danger, so take care!
  10. homeofmew

    homeofmew Active Member

    :( That's scary
  11. SD PokeMom

    SD PokeMom Mod Supervisor Staff Member

    we're in the southernmost area of the evac area now, as the fire has jumped the I-15. packing the cars now...

  12. Water Pokemon Master

    Water Pokemon Master <a href="

    Wow, Doreen. o_o Good luck and be safe!
  13. SD PokeMom

    SD PokeMom Mod Supervisor Staff Member

  14. PSYCO829

    PSYCO829 New Member

    god i hope no one there gets too badly hurt...
    pray that they get those fires under control...
  15. B_B_C

    B_B_C New Member

    I thought it was scary to have to go in to the basement because of a storm but having to leave your house must be scaryer!
    Prayers are with you all.
    And be safe.
  16. moza

    moza New Member

  17. Croatian_Nidoking

    Croatian_Nidoking New Member

    My thoughts and prayers are with you, SD PokeMom. Just stay frosty and keep watching the news.

    - Croatian (and I thought hurricanes were bad) Nidoking
  18. PokePop

    PokePop Administrator

    I got a call from sd-pokemom this morning (6 hours ago) but have been on the road until now.
    They had to move to an evacuation center last night about 9pm their time.
    They are OK, but of course their house is in some danger.
    The authorities are being very proactive about evacuating people, so they were not in immediate danger, but the fact that only one life has been lost so far speaks to the wisdom of early evacs.
  19. homeofmew

    homeofmew Active Member

    I hope that all pokemon people effected by this will be ok and of course their houses ect.
  20. Luxatos

    Luxatos <a href="

    My best friend lives in Spring Valley (just across the reservoir from the Harris fire), and he's basically been watching the fires for the last 8 hours from his balcony, waiting for the order to evacuate.

    That is, his family is waiting for the order. He's ready to leave.

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