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Million thanks to firefighters

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From page A5 | September 06, 2013 | 15 Comments

EDITOR:

On Friday, Aug. 16, the 116-acre fire started at Shenandoah High School in El. Dorado. Residents at Lake Oaks Senior Mobile Home Park
were soon aware of the fast-approaching firestorm. Firefighters, at all levels were soon arriving; helicopters dropped buckets of water from Lake Oaks; equipment creating fire breaks and ground crews surrounding the area.

To realize this awesome response from hundreds of all kinds of firefighters was truly our blessing; we pray none of you were injured. We’ll never know all of your names to recognize each one of you but please know how grateful we are for your amazing attack on that firestorm that devoured beautiful historic trees and growth.

A “million thanks” for your fantastic job in saving all our homes at Lake Oaks, and keeping the fire damage to a minimum. Thanks to all those patiently directing us and keeping us informed of the progress.

MARILYN SCHMIDT
Diamond Springs

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  • Dan DixonSeptember 06, 2013 - 3:10 pm

    I really think our Firefighters are some of best ! Thank you El Dordo Firefighters

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  • Jon PSeptember 08, 2013 - 8:39 am

    The firefighting industrial complex is directly involved in starting fires known as false flag events to make money. Research it if you think it is not true. . .

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  • Dee#1September 08, 2013 - 11:18 am

    Jon-----I researched it and found the industrial/military complex, all sorts of politically motivated false flags but no stories on a firefighting complex starting fires as a false flag. Please provide proof or sites or else your comment has no validity.

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  • EvelynSeptember 08, 2013 - 12:14 pm

    Dee#1: Doing a search on FIREFIGHTERS SET FIRES produces numerous results. (Try it.) I've never previously seen the phrase "industrial complex". However, in providing search terms I'm making no inference or statement that this might apply locally. I certainly hope not.

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  • EvelynSeptember 08, 2013 - 12:16 pm

    Clarification: I certainly HAVE previously seen the phrase "industrial complex", but just not connected to fire fighting.

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  • Dee#1September 08, 2013 - 1:09 pm

    Evelyn, I am not questioning that fire fighters have started fires for overtime. I am questioning a firefighters complex using false flags to make money. This sounds like a conspiracy between suppliers, a great number of firefighters and even govt. personnel to raise money. The rhetoric used indicates a wide-spread behavior that needa to be verified.

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  • Dee#1September 08, 2013 - 1:17 pm

    Evelyn, the phrase "industrial/military" by Eisenhower in his farewell address to warn the Country of collusion of between providers of weapons and the military starting unnecessary military actions to sell weapons.

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  • Dee#1September 08, 2013 - 1:19 pm

    Meant "industrial/military complex"

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  • Dee#1September 08, 2013 - 1:41 pm

    Definition of false flag---"False flag operations are covert operations which are designed to deceive the public in such a way that the operations appear as though they are being carried out by other entities. The name is derived from the military concept of flying false colors; that is, flying the flag of a country other than one's own. False flag operations are not limited to war and counter-insurgency operations, and have been used in peace-time.

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  • EvelynSeptember 08, 2013 - 3:40 pm

    Dee#1: You opened the door on THIS one.

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  • Dee#1September 08, 2013 - 5:23 pm

    Evelyn, I am not the one that accused firefighters/equipment providers working in a conspiracy by starting fires attributed to other sources to make money. If this is true it needs to be verified and investigated and stopped.

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  • EvelynSeptember 08, 2013 - 6:01 pm

    Dee#1: Yes, I know. Sorry for the lack of clarity. I was referencing your 1:41 pm.

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  • Dee#1September 08, 2013 - 6:26 pm

    Evelyn, I see what you mean but it will go over most of their heads.

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  • EvelynSeptember 08, 2013 - 8:42 pm

    Yes, but that's OK.

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  • Fran DuchampSeptember 08, 2013 - 8:49 pm

    Good night Miss Evelyn...the wall is yours...lololol...just think if someone convinces Harper to go torture another space--I will have nothing to "rant" about...lololol...since she and some of her group are connected to everything "wrong" that is happening.

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