My apartment is right by the fire station, so I’m used to hearing sirens all the time. So, the first few I heard didn’t catch my attention. By the time the fourth went by, I could hear yelling and glass being broken. Then I heard an unfamiliar sound from the back of the house. I went to investigate, only to discover that one of the buildings across the back alley was on fire. My only response was to twitter, “Holy shit, a house down the alley is ON FIRE!“.
I quickly grabbed shoes, a jacket and my laptop (duh, I’m a nerd) and went outside.
Long story short, at least 2 buildings burned and our apartment smells smokey. No reports of injuries other than one fire fighter being treated for smoke inhalation.
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