Were the Steaks Worth It?

19 May

Boy they were tasty but I certainly could have done without them if I would have known this was going to happen…

What did we do?!?!

We’ve been using charcoal in our old gas grill and for a few months it was working great, then a freak piece of coal escaped.  It fell from the grill on our deck and landed in the pine straw next to the house.  We did not know this happened until Andrew smelled the smoke.  He looked outside and saw the line of pine straw on fire and the side of the house being destroyed.  He grabbed the hose and went to work.  We are SO lucky that it was not worse than this but it still is unsettling.

Fried House

We are now just waiting to get it fixed. The company that originally did the siding work is supposed to send someone out to fix it either tomorrow or Monday.  Can you believe we almost burned down our house?!?!  INSANE!  I can still smell the smoke.  From here on out it’s gas grills for us!

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4 Responses to “Were the Steaks Worth It?”

  1. Scoop May 19, 2007 at 3:27 pm #

    *gasp* Thank God Andrew smelled the smoke! Um…how about going to Outback next time!!!

  2. Are You ZaZa? May 19, 2007 at 8:50 pm #

    I know! We just went to Home Depot and bought a nice (safe) gas grill. No more charcoal for us!

  3. TattooRN May 19, 2007 at 9:16 pm #

    Nice job, Andrew. Dad would be so proud of you that you finally did manage to catch the house on fire. Thank goodness the furniture polish was not within reach. Hahaha.

  4. the real ~Roxann~ May 19, 2007 at 10:52 pm #

    Oh. My. Gosh!!!!! Thank God it was no worse than this. Talk about scary!!! Way to go Andrew on the quick reaction!

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