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I Accidentally Started a Fire That Got Out of Control

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    What Could Be Safer Than a Fire At the Beach?

    When I was around ten I remember going to the beach with my mother. We made a little camp site up in the sand dunes. It was a secluded spot, well hidden by the tall sharp yellow grasses that grow in the dunes. We built ourselves a little fire and were cooking hot dogs for our...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 23, 2008

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    The Fire Grew to Fast

    Years ago when I was a teenager, My girlfriend and I used to go in the woods up this path to a place where we could see the Ocean.  This is where I first started smoking cigarettes.  One day we decided to have a little fire and we just lay back smoking our cigarettes...
    Trich Trich 46-50, F Sep 23, 2008

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    Common Fire

    A few days ago, me and a few mates finished our English exam, and decided to burn our books. We found a spot in the village common that had fires on it before, due to the black ground. It was going fine, until a piece of paper blew in the wind, seeing as it was a windy day, and...
    jdorman jdorman 16-17, M May 26, 2011

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