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re: North Face is now for poors. Patagonia is trend of moment. Barbour for ballers - Phideaux
Marmot products are better, their down doesnt come through their jackets for starters and they source their down appropriately...
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re: Gatlinburg, TN suffers severe wildfire damage; 13 people confirmed dead - Phideaux
Here is some more info also there is a Facebook Page Chimney Tops 2 and it has tons of info and updates • To date, there are 14 confirmed fatalities. • To date, there have been 145 injuries/illnesses. • 1,753 structures have been damaged or destroyed by the fire. • There are currently 25 crew...
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re: Gatlinburg, TN suffers severe wildfire damage; 13 people confirmed dead - Phideaux
Looks like the locals are taking a step and doing their own distribution etc. local news calling for 1800 volunteers to help clean up houses etc. and hand out items. The Great Smoky Mtns NP is still closed in most areas on TN side. Chimney Tops is 42% contained and has burned over 17,000 acres...
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re: Who here has had shingles? - Phideaux
Get on anti vitals now I have had them twice. You do not need to be quarrentined unless you work with people with compromised immune systems. The first 48 hrs were worst and I was diagnosed pretty quick too so I was lucky....
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re: Gatlinburg, TN suffers severe wildfire damage; 13 people confirmed dead - Phideaux
I will post an update from NPS about the Smoky Mtn's, short of it is the rain helped but still working on containment. ...
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re: Gatlinburg, TN suffers severe wildfire damage; 13 people confirmed dead - Phideaux
Local radio had people calling in and a cop who works in the area called in to tell his side. He said they left with chainsaws in the trunk to go knock on doors etc. He said they were physically pulling people out of their homes. Pulling people from a backyard using a garden hose to fight the fla...
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re: Gatlinburg, TN suffers severe wildfire damage; 13 people confirmed dead - Phideaux
They did go door to door at some point, another factor was concern of where to send evacuees. Also, not all cell carriers work equally in that area, Verizon works better than ATT in that area....
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re: Gatlinburg, TN suffers severe wildfire damage; 13 people confirmed dead - Phideaux
Reading Knox News article the Knoxville paper which described the failure of the Alert system. Now it seems the locals in charge are trying to shift some blame towards the NPS. It was not stated but the response by Dana who is the GSM spokesperson was adamant everyone was notified that the fires w...
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re: Gatlinburg, TN suffers severe wildfire damage; 13 people confirmed dead - Phideaux
I can confirm the park did not suffer fire damage to structures, trees that were brought down due to winds caused damage to various buildings. They are still working on fires in the park, only 10% contained on the update I got this morning. Now Southern Area Red Team along with Grey team from Col...
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re: UPDATE: Found Dead A father’s desperate search for family after TN wildfires - Phideaux
This is a major flaw showing now in the disaster planning that should have been done before this fire. At the 11:30 press conference there still is not a command center in place to handle people looking for loved ones. They need to really upgrade their preparedness because this could have been a h...
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re: Asheville NC things to do - Phideaux
Second vote for Early Girl for breakfast ...
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re: What Type of Animal is Most Likely to Kill You? - Phideaux
Welcome to the new ICD-10 data mining exercise ...
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re: Gatlinburg, TN suffers severe wildfire damage; 13 people confirmed dead - Phideaux
We moved from wildfires to tornado type weather now and it's pouring. Rains helped a lot what they were dealing with was mainly structural fires last night. The GSMNP is still dealing with potential fire issues and will be going out today to assess ongong fires. 15,000 acres have burned in the p...
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re: Need information for donating to Tennessee fire victims - Phideaux
You are welcome ...
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re: Need information for donating to Tennessee fire victims - Phideaux
That's awesome! It's truly appreciated I promise you ...
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re: Need information for donating to Tennessee fire victims - Phideaux
If yoU want to help the GSMNP there is an oraganization called Friends of the Smokies The supply our uniforms etc. and are able to buy things where the park has no funds or would take to long to get the money. ...
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re: Need information for donating to Tennessee fire victims - Phideaux
I live in Knoxville and here is a link from local news station listing ways to help. [link=(http://www.wbir.com/mb/news/local/how-to-help-gatlinburg-pigeon-forge-fire-evacuees/357810685)]Ways to Help Gatlinburg area[/link]...
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re: Gatlinburg, TN suffers severe wildfire damage; 13 people confirmed dead - Phideaux
[quote] Maybe God was telling them to start the fires.[/quote] Well one did say he started a fire to kill ticks and snakes.........
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re: Gatlinburg, TN suffers severe wildfire damage; 13 people confirmed dead - Phideaux
What is sad is people left to go to dinner last night and fires kept them from going back to get their pets and or got separated from family members. National Park will report on lost structures sometime today...
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re: Gatlinburg, TN suffers severe wildfire damage; 13 people confirmed dead - Phideaux
GSMNP said Lodge is fine they are protecting it and it's privately managed so there will be resources available to save it. ...
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