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Vail Daily letter: Just takes a spark

Pam Timmins
Vail, CO, Colorado

Today, as my personal Earth Day initiative, I decided to clean up a short distance of the road in front of my house while walking to get the morning Vail Daily.

I was stunned to pick up 17 bottles and cans, and 56 cigarette butts. Each cigarette butt was lying in tinder dry grass and leaves, and I fear this is a fire disaster waiting to happen.

Please, through your pages spread the word that no cigarette should ever be thrown out of a car window or tamped out outside.



The recent article about a window box fire igniting in the wee hours of the morning in Aspen should bring this home to everyone.

No planters or window boxes should be used, either.



Pam Timmins

Edwards


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