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Evacuation!

I am writing this as i dont have time to respond to everyone.  There was a chemical explosion about 5 blocks from me today.  Some have been hurt is all we know.  We have now been evacuated so will be loading up the dogs and cat and heading out.  We have many fire dept's here helping our town out.  Waiting on some tactical team from a bigger city to come and assess the situation.  What makes this even worse is we have 45 MPH winds today blowing our way.

We are all okay here, this is just precautionary.  I work tonight from 6-midnight so will be on when i get home.  Thanks for all your concern~~sara
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377493 tn?1356505749
I know I'm not a regular on this forum or anything, but am a friend of Sara's from other forums, so I hope no one minds me posting here.

Sara, I was quite alarmed when I saw your mood and am so glad to read this and know you are all ok.  Stay safe and I hope all in your area come through this without incident.  Take care my friend.  Thinking of you.
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Love you, Sarah
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my thoughts are with you just get the heck out ok and I will speak to you tonight.. if not first thing in the morning.. my prayers are going up..
675718 tn?1530036633
be careful!
271792 tn?1334983257
My prayers are with you and all involved. Let us know you are safe.
1331115 tn?1536365740
I hope everything turns out OK I will pray for all
1032715 tn?1315987834
Take care Sara,we are all praying for your town and the people in it, Prayers also go out to the injured people,Stay Safe
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Praying
495284 tn?1333897642
COMMUNITY LEADER
Update...We are free to move about the country again but the plant is a complete loss.  No word on the injured yet so i hope and pray they are okay.

Thank you all for the comments.  Today i am grateful for all i have~~sara
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To me, that's what's so great about MedHelp, so many rally around when one is harm's way. Stay safe Sara. Sending prayers up for you and those that were in bldg. when incident occurreed.  Madlyn
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Hi!!    I guess you went to work...

I'll hang out so I can speak with you when you get home....

What kind of chemical....did they say???
1253584 tn?1332881554
so happy to hear that ur ok n safe...chck in when ya get home tonight..prayers go up to all injured and for u n ur fam....
495284 tn?1333897642
COMMUNITY LEADER
Checking in!!  Fire restarted again about 10:00 but so far we are all in our homes.  The 2 people that were in the plant are going to be okay.  It was nothing but a miracle that they survived.  Scary stuff.
495284 tn?1333897642
COMMUNITY LEADER
It was ammonia.....nasty stuff.
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I'm glad you're home!!

Wear a mask!!!
617347 tn?1331296681
wow... so good that the injured are recovering and you at home with the pack :) take care !!!!
1808884 tn?1324349303
Wow!  Crazy day!  Huh?  
1700643 tn?1464850282
Im glad ur ok.geez this sounds awful girl
495284 tn?1333897642
COMMUNITY LEADER
The fire dept's did an amazing job keeping the fire contained to just that one building.  With the winds we had the whole entire block could of gone up in flames.  They were there all day.  I saw them heading back to the station around 7 pm and then called out again at 10.  The men and women on the fire dept's here are all volunteers so they leave their families and jobs to do this.  They rely on donations to buy the things they need to do their job.  The city doesnt like to give out money for the things we need but we sure do have a nice new liquor store!!  
1801781 tn?1461633069
glad it worked out for you.  Very scary stuff!!!
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Glad to hear you are ok. What happened?

I sure did used to hate going into a old dirty liquor store!!
1432897 tn?1322963137
LOL addict!  

Glad to hear you're doing ok sara.  That can be some scary stuff.  A long time back we had a major gas line light up.  Huge flame shooting straight up into the sky.   Scary and awesome at the same time.  Be well!!!
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