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      04-26-2014, 06:20 PM   #1
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Up in smoke

My brother's VO 1M was destroyed in this home explosion.

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It makes me think about my 1M which was totaled.
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      04-27-2014, 07:36 AM   #2
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Damn dude, sorry to hear that. I hope everyone is safe. So you totaled your 1M and your brothers 1M was burned to the ground? Bad luck runs in the blood?
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      04-27-2014, 10:35 AM   #3
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I am sorry to hear that happened.
Was anyone hurt?
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      04-27-2014, 03:06 PM   #4
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This is by me and heard about it on the news. Sorry to hear. I only saw one other 1M while I owned the car and to date have never seen another one in the area.
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      04-27-2014, 03:34 PM   #5
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Man that's a scary blast zone. Hope everyone is ok.
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      04-27-2014, 03:41 PM   #6
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      04-27-2014, 07:37 PM   #7
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That is insane! Sorry about the misfortune, glad nobody lost there life..well, the VO 1M ..sad
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      04-27-2014, 11:12 PM   #8
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Wow! That blast image looks insane! I had no idea a natural gas explosion could look that violent. Glad everyone is safe.
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      04-28-2014, 09:42 AM   #9
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Smart move to call from outside the house! Unbelievable damage and all the more glad everybody's alright. Hope your family will fully recover from this.

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      04-28-2014, 10:31 AM   #10
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Is this the same gas explosion that happened near Chicago, IL?
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      04-28-2014, 12:52 PM   #11
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Yes it was the gas explosion north of Chicago. There were no injuries.
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      04-28-2014, 01:31 PM   #12
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Holy sh*t! Remarkable that no one was hurt.

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      04-29-2014, 12:32 AM   #13
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Sorry to hear this. Cars and homes are replaceable, glad your brother is ok
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      04-29-2014, 01:52 AM   #14
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amgthis, Thanks. My brother was out of town. His wife saw flames, put on her robe and left to call 911. 90 sec after she left, the home exploded. If she had stopped to put on her shoes, it could have been very different.

eeghi, Wrong answer. You missed the hint. The 1M was VO. Guess what that car was. A convertible maybe?
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      04-29-2014, 05:42 AM   #15
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Thought I recognized a dark orange coupe shape, but the damage is truly apocalyptic.

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      04-29-2014, 06:56 AM   #16
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Sorry to hear about the loss.

Glad that no-one got hurt. Cars are replaceable.
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Sorry to hear about the loss.

Glad that no-one got hurt. Cars are replaceable.
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