[ SHOWGSD-L ] Re: What I was told -fire at California dog show today...

  • From: Kay Springer <showgsd@xxxxxxx>
  • To: Peggy Mickelson <pmick12@xxxxxxxxxxx>, showgsd-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2011 16:21:45 -0800

It is also going to be on our local news at 5pm....KPIX Ch. 5 which is  
a CBS affiliate. So will learn  more....

Such a tragedy.

Kay



On Feb 21, 2011, at 4:13 PM, Peggy wrote:

> Thank you, Kay.  That pretty much matches what I've been told so  
> far.......
>   horrible thing......just horrible.......
> peggy
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Kay Springer" <showgsd@xxxxxxx>
> To: "Peggy Mickelson" <pmick12@xxxxxxxxxxx>; <gsdshowlist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> >
> Sent: Monday, February 21, 2011 6:47 PM
> Subject: What I was told -fire at California dog show today...
>
>
>> It was at the Santa Clara KC show in San Jose in Northern  
>> California. Happened late morning off to the side and behind one of  
>> the buildings where we were showing.  This is what I have heard  
>> from friends who  were there when it happened.  (GSDs showed at  
>> 8:30 so we were at  breakfast when I got the call) The van or box  
>> van's fire started in  the engine although nothing had been on in  
>> the van for 2 hours  according to one of the handlers or  
>> assistants.  I was told it  belonged to Gustavo Molinaro possibly  
>> from So. CA. who primarily  handles terriers.    Two cairns  
>> terriers died  - supposedly they were  inside the van in  vari- 
>> kennel type crates  which melted. A smooth fox  was burned but it  
>> believed it will be ok.  Other dogs were injured but  will  
>> survive.  Some people had minor burns who were helping remove the   
>> dogs from I believe x-pens.  My Wheaten friends who were there and   
>> called me said the van was a complete fireball so much so that  
>> they   couldn't tell what kind of a van or box van it was. There  
>> were  explosions and loud booms coming from the vehicle and the  
>> vehicle  completely engulfed in flames plus lots and lots of black  
>> smoke.
>>
>> Please do not take all of this information as factual, as it is  
>> just  want I have been told by people who saw it and talked to some  
>> of the  other handlers who were helping.  I am hoping it is not as  
>> bad as it  sounds.
>>
>> Kay Springer
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>> On Feb 21, 2011, at 3:08 PM, Peggy wrote:
>>
>>> in California...several dogs were burned and at least one had to  
>>> be  put down....people were also injured trying to get the dogs out.
>>>  That's all I know so far...if anyone has any more info,
>>> please share---
>>>  Peggy
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