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Play With Fire
Fires in the city bring out the best...and worst...in people.
So, I'm looking at the home I just moved into less than a year ago. It's in San Marcos, where one of the fires is.
The pool looks safe.
The back deck is old wood, that looks like it's just waiting for a spark to start things up.
Luckily, there's ice plant on 3 sides of the hill surrounding me.
And, I hear someone on the news talking about how tragedies like this brings everyone together, just like 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina. Yes, that can be true. But...we also see the disgusting side of people as well.
When the fires first started, a newscaster was talking about two pick-up trucks going into an area to steal things from people that had already evacuated.
A friend of mine was pissed that I canceled our racquetball game. He was trying to tell me I could take the I-5 instead of the I-15 (which would be 20 minutes out of my way). When I told him those roads should stay clear for emergency vehicles or people evacuating Del Mar, he started to throw a fit like a 5-year-old.
Then, when I went to the store to buy some groceries, I saw an idiot throw a cigarette out of his window. I honked about 8 times, although I'm sure the jerk had no clue as to why I was honking.
Not only is that littering, but that is a major fire hazard.
Now, I'm not a smoker. But I've often felt bad for smokers that no longer have a section in a restaurant, can't light up in bars, etc. But if you smokers do this when you drive, instead of using the ash tray in your car.....all I can hope for is...
THAT YOU ARE ONE OF THE PEOPLE THAT HAS A HOUSE BURN DOWN.