Archive for Sunday, August 12, 2012

Early-morning fire destroys porch on East 18th Street

August 12, 2012


Lawrence firefighters responded to a fire about 1:45 a.m. Sunday at 1632 E. 18th St.

When firefighters arrived, they discovered a wooden front porch burning and quickly extinguished the flames.

A passerby had alerted the homeowner to the fire, and the occupants left the house without injury.

While the fire destroyed the porch, the remainder of the house sustained no damage.


JackMcKee 5 years, 3 months ago

welcome back to Lawrence, students. Try to not destroy the entire town.

tnfats 5 years, 3 months ago

Except that, in typical uninformed ljword commenter fashion, you're blaming the students (and I'm surprised you didn't include Obama in that) for a fire at a house that is occupied by a family in their 30s.

But hey, family with kids, students, whatever; don't let anything like the truth shatter your "everyone but me is the problem" world-view.

Jean Robart 5 years, 3 months ago

I can't believe I'm saying this, but Jack is right. No matter if this house is occupied by a family, too much crap goes on in town around the early-middle part of August, then quietly goes down in December, only to start up again in January and August again. And don't even mention the screwy driving that picks up around the time of each semester and doesn't go away till classes are out.

Leslie Swearingen 5 years, 3 months ago

Yes, welcome back to Lawrence, students. Because of our international students we have outdoor seating areas in downtown cafes and more variety in restaurants and the food in stores. There is no reason for a conflict between gown and town. If you talk to those from other parts of the U.S. and the world you might discover that they are........people?

guppypunkhead 5 years, 3 months ago

That is not really a student neighborhood.

just_another_bozo_on_this_bus 5 years, 3 months ago

It appears to me that you've been sniffing skunk for so long that your olfactories have completely given out.

Jeff Rice 5 years, 3 months ago

I am now a little bit dumber after reading all of the above comments.

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