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Re: Bastrop State Park on FIRE!

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  • Barry
    Amazing! Map showing the area affected by the recent wildfire in Bastrop. According to the KML file from geocaching.com as shown on Google Earth, no caches
    Message 1 of 7 , Mar 3, 2009
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      Amazing! Map showing the area affected by the recent wildfire in Bastrop. According to the KML file from geocaching.com as shown on Google Earth, no caches were lost! But such a large area was!
      http://home.kxan.com/images/wilderness_ridge_map.jpg
      Barry
      aka Doc Geo

      --- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, Barb Jernigan <gumbietygress@...> wrote:
      >
      > wow ... and yikes
      >
      > thanks, Barry
      >
      > On Sun, 01 Mar 2009 23:00:54 -0000 "Barry" <bcwatson@...> writes:
      > > It seems to me that none of the geocaches may have been lost. I
      > > have uploaded the photos that I took this morning to my flickr
      > > account and they can be seen here:
      > > http://www.flickr.com/photos/50971836@N00/sets/72157614631298354/
      > >
      > > Barry
      > > aka Doc Geo
      > >
      > > --- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, Doc <bcwatson@>
      > > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > I had dinner in Bastrop this evening on my way home. As I was
      > > finishing my meal some firefighters walked in to eat. I chatted
      > > with
      > > them. The fire stayed south of Park Rd 1-C.
      > > > Park Map
      > > > I drove through the park and along 1-C until I reached the back
      > > roads that I could take me north to my home and didn't see anyone or
      > >
      > > any sign of the fire...
      > > >
      > > > At least it was contained to the southeastern portion of the
      > > park.
      > > > I guess we'll have to wait to see which of the caches in that area
      > >
      > > might have been lost....
      > > > Someone on my commuter bus had to evacuate her home.
      > > >
      > > > Barry
      > > >
      > > > He who knows not and knows not that he knows not is a fool; avoid
      > >
      > > him.
      > > > He who knows not and knows that he knows not is a student; teach
      > > him.
      > > > He who knows and knows not that he knows is asleep; wake him.
      > > > He who knows and knows that he knows is a wise man; follow him.
      > > >
      > > > --- On Sat, 2/28/09, Candy Lind <candylind@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > From: Candy Lind <candylind@>
      > > > Subject: [CentralTexasGeocachers] Re: Bastrop State Park on FIRE!
      > > > To: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Date: Saturday, February 28, 2009, 9:48 PM
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > WHAT A TRAGEDY!!
      > > >
      > > > We were at E-Rock today, didn't hear about this til we got home
      > > and
      > > > got a msg from Barry (DocGeo) ... he plans to go out tomorrow to
      > > check
      > > > on what areas are affected. I guess we'll know more after that.
      > > We
      > > > just checked, & reports as of 7:30 or so were that the fire was
      > > only
      > > > 40% contained. PLEASE SAY A PRAYER for the park, staff and the
      > > > firefighters! ! Caches can be replaced; lives can't!
      > > >
      > > > Candy
      > > > moosiegirl
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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