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Offline BubbleWright

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Fire destroys famous Krasna Horka castle in Slovakia
« on: March 12, 2012, 04:42:46 AM »
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Re: Fire destroys famous Krasna Horka castle in Slovakia
« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2012, 11:37:42 AM »
What a shame!  :(
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Re: Fire destroys famous Krasna Horka castle in Slovakia
« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2012, 12:29:10 PM »
Very much a shame!  Landmarks getting destroyed is always sad.
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Re: Fire destroys famous Krasna Horka castle in Slovakia
« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2012, 03:10:12 PM »
The really amazing thing is that Krasna Horka apparently had its roof set ablaze by a wind-blown grass fire that was outside the castle.

I wonder if the recent restoration work on the castle installed a flammable roof, or if the roof has always been flammable?  Seems like it would have been rather easy to conquer in the past, if it could be burned so readily.

If you saw some of the photos of the outside walls, they had allowed bushes and weeds to take root between the stones and grow quite large and thick. Those were likely the conductor between grass and castle interior.
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