Watch Live: Fire Department in Texas Burns Cliffside Home

Development, Southwest
Friday, June 13, 2014
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The burning house. (Screenshot via NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth)

The burning house. (Screenshot via NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth)

A 4,000-square-foot home in Whitney, Texas is currently on fire, and this, apparently, is a good thing. The luxury home sits atop a collapsing cliff and was perilously close of dropping into Lake Whitney, 75-feet below. Authorities said it would have been quite costly to remove pieces of the home from the water, so fire crews lit it ablaze instead. According to NBC 5 in Dallas-Fort Worth the home was purchased for $700,000 in January, but the unstable property was recently condemned and the homeowners moved out two weeks ago. The fire can be watched via NBC’s Live Feed.

[h/t Huffington Post]

 

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