Twitter Updates for 2007-12-07

  • Watching a terrible fire out my back door. A house touching my lot is completely engulfed! #
  • saw them drag two unconcious bodies out and try to recusitate one #
  • it is devestating. Recorded a bunch of video. Poor family. If you pray, pray. #
  • I’m definitely safe. But it is so close. Like I said, touching our lot #
  • we are totally enveloped by steam and smoke #
  • [utterz] http://tinyurl.com/2esmf4 Fire!: Video to come later. It is completely devastated. #
  • it looks under control now. About 30 firefighters on the scene. Still a massive amount of smoke #
  • It’s on Spring St. in Somerville, MA to be exact. Cross street is Summer St. (my street). #
  • damn. Lost power in the house. #
  • don’t really feel comfortable lighting candles either. #
  • no power. No heat. No refrigeration. But I got my health. #
  • and I got an iPhone with the edge #
  • just imported video of the fire. Will upload when power comes back. #
  • @TwittedPOET you would know. You guys got famous in the apple world from your house fire #
  • gotta conserve battery power. Who knows when we are getting power back. #
  • thanks for all your good wishes. Pray for the family (or do tonglen) #
  • power is back on. It will be hard to sleep with all the noise. I feel safe though. #
  • Just woke up. Here’s the story on the fire. Mother and child are in critical condition: http://xrl.us/bchuo #
  • I was wrong about the street. It wasn’t Spring Street but Harvard Place. #
  • [utterz] http://tinyurl.com/29359p Video: Harvard Place Fire: Here’s a short little video (iPhone optimized) of the fire o #
  • Short video of fire (Wifi iPhone optimized – 4.1MB): http://tinyurl.com/yvhrub #
  • @phillymac Shot the video in HD with my Cannon Powershot TX1. Second link was direct. Utterz changed aspect ratio. #
  • Anyone else noticed all the latest product Twitterers? News for them, a product can’t be a member of a community. Not following. #
  • But to all of you new Twitter friends who are real people, welcome! \(^o^)/ #
  • @phillymac We got power back right after we decided to try and sleep. Somewhere around 1:30 a.m. #
  • @foodphilosophy You probably would’ve seen the fire from your old house since we’re at the top of a hill. Thanks for your thoughts. #
  • Bad news for Quicksilver users? http://xrl.us/bchxt #
  • @ryanoelke No kidding! I’d pay for Quicksilver in an instant. #
  • Just got back from the grocery store. It was packed like sardines with slow old people. #
  • Going sharking later today… cajun-style. #
  • Poor Katie. She’s got a bad cough today from all the smoke. She’s wheezy. And I’m George Jefferson. #
  • Exporting all the video of the fire I took last night. 15:41 minutes total. #
  • Just checked and they’re still hosing the house down. #
  • Eating a chicken and waffle sandwich. Leaving the computer alone now so it can process the video export faster. #
  • chattee Chicken and waffles is a southern thing. Some people put syrup on it. I made it into a sandwich with mayo. Delicious! b(~_^)d #
  • Meant to do @chattee on previous tweet. #
  • Full video of fire: http://xrl.us/bciih #
  • Sources say the fire victims are recovering. Great news. #
  • Construction crews are demolishing the house now and it’s snowing pretty hard. #
  • On a brighter note, Katie and I are going to a fondue party tonight. Both cheese and chocolate will be represented. #
  • The house is completely demolished. People’s lives in rubble. #
  • Feeling a little jilted. Sent an email to family saying there was a fire next door. Brother saw it but didn’t read it. Email = low priority #
  • I’ll Be Home For Christmas has been an appropriate song for far too many seasons: http://xrl.us/bci2z #
  • @phillymac Just caught your tweet about my shopping experience. Figured it was something like that but couldn’t put my finger on it. Thanks #