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News not to wake up to

Posted by lpearle on 4 August 2007

[4:55am, phone call from my assistant]

“Hi. Thought you’d want to know. The library’s on fire – we heard it on the scanner and I could see the glow from the bridge.”

ETA: Our 1905 building is now a stone shell… nothing else remains. We think there was a lightning strike early this morning.


6 Responses to “News not to wake up to”

  1. doug0077 said

    Sorry to hear this.Look at the bright side. Weeding shouldn’t be as much of chore.Keep us posted…Doug

  2. Alice said

    OMG. You DO have the duplicate records somewhere else, yes?

  3. Ellysa said

    Laura,I’m so sorry! Keep us posted as to what happens.

  4. reader_iam said

    Oh, I am sorry! Rotten, rotten bad luck.

  5. calliope said

    Hi-I’m a long time lurker- but YIKES! How freaky and horrible.

  6. […] all that, when we didn’t know what was happening, I had a few flashback moments to 2007, and the Hackley School fire. Could I really do another complete reconstruction?  Could I really do a partial […]

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