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New apartment building could rise in Bogota –

BOGOTA — A six-story, 48-unit apartment building, along with two levels of parking for 84 cars, could soon rise on the long vacant Palisade Avenue lot where an elementary school once stood. The brick-veneer building, topped with limestone cladding, is expected to be taller than the demolished, three-story Dewey Elementary School. If the zoning board […]

Oregan Road Structure Fire – FireFighting

Posted December 5, 2012 EST Oregan Road Structure Fire United States (South Carolina) – Colleton County (SC) Firefighters saved approximately 60 percent of an Oregon Road home Tuesday evening 04-December. Units were dispatched to 586 Oregon Road at 19:44 after several neighbors reported seeing fire coming from the roof of the 2700 sq. ft. building. Engine […]

Police probe suspicious fire – Dandenong Star

A FORMER Noble Park crop house went up in flames in a suspicious Buckley Street blaze on Monday morning. A neighbour woke to a loud bang about 3.50am on 3 December and went outside to find fire coming through the vacant single-storey brick veneer home’s roof. Springvale, Dandenong and Noble Park fire brigades responded. Dandenong […]

Moe beats Mildura as Victoria’s top-performing regional city: Residex October … – Property Observer

The historic Gippsland town of Moe on the western end of the Latrobe Valley was Victoria’s top-performing housing market over the October quarter, according to new figures by Residex. Moe house prices increased by 4.66% over the three months to October, rising to a median value of $243,500. Residex calculates the median weekly rent in […]

Brick Exteriors Test Strongest in Severe Weather – Sacramento Bee

RESTON, Va., Dec. 6, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — After the third most active storm season on record, tests continue to show that genuine clay brick outperforms other home exteriors in severe weather conditions. As homeowners head into peak home fire season in December and January, brick also offers a one-hour fire rating by itself—unlike other exteriors […]

Your Questions About 127 Hours

Robert asks… In 127 hours would it have been better for Aron to consume urine or semen for hydration and survival? I’ve just watched an 127 Hours and it triggered this question in my head. Oh, this question is open for opinions and scientific answers. Mr. Thin Brick answers: You’re not going to get very […]