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    Unhappy Oops

    Firefighter's home burns after turkey frying goes awry

    NOLENSVILLE, Tenn. Authorities responded to a deep-fat turkey fryer accident that burned the home of a volunteer fire fighter.

    Police Chief Paul Rigsby said Jim Finley was frying the turkey Wednesday on the back deck of his two-story log home when flames spread to the back exterior wall.

    Risgby said that by the time Finley's fellow firefighters arrived, flames reached up to the second story. No one was injured in the fire that caused heavy smoke and water damage.

    Finley is a captain in the town's volunteer fire department, one of four departments to respond.

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    Wow, sorry to hear that. You would think, er, nevermind.
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    oops - that stinks.

    In our county, we had 3 turkey fryer fires yesterday, including one that happend to the Fryer Family (I kid you not... I'm thinking about sending the article to Jay Leno's "headlines")


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    Did the Captain respond directly to the scene, or report to the station first?
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    Quote Originally Posted by notmedicyet
    oops - that stinks.

    In our county, we had 3 turkey fryer fires yesterday, including one that happend to the Fryer Family

    LMAO. The Fryer family. Fryer, or Fried? A fire here a few years back at Christys convenience store. Christys = Crispies
    There goes the neighborhood.

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