Photo made when I arrived to send to my XYL.

I was just finishing diner today when my colleague phoned that the shop I work was on fire. I didn’t believe him at first but he was very seriously and told me could see the smoke from were he did drive. That was a distance of about 15 km. I jumped into the car and was astonished when I arrived. You see for yourself:

Luckely no personal injuries, just material…

Bas, PE4BAS, is a regular contributor to and writes from Groningen, Netherlands. Contact him at [email protected].

5 Responses to “Fire!”

  • N7CPC:

    BUMMER! Glad no one was hurt!

    72 de Craig, N7CPC
    “I think, therefore I ham.”

  • BX2ABT:

    It was front-page news for sure. I hope you won’t get laid off because of it.

  • pd5jfk:

    Dat is even schrikken ! Hoop op goede afloop met jou en het bedrijf

  • Fred Rugar ke5htb:

    If you need anything please let me know at least or the Ham world so we can show our support for you also.

    I hope you didnt loose your job now even a temp lay off will huirt bad and I am asking now if you need help ask so I can save some back from my disability check to send. it will not be allot but it will have allot of love and friendship with it in envelope. I like your site and all and read it daily.

    I have no problem sending till it hurts me to help you get by if you need help.
    this is to me what ham radio and friendships you make over the radios or by websites even like yours is worth morte then I can ever send or repay or even write a section myself which I can not do reither. so to support you and your family I am willing to share what I have with your family to stay afloat and not go a day without a need or want for food,shelter or any basic needs at all.

    disabled Ham willing to step up and give till it hurts me and helps you !!

  • Bas PE4BAS:

    Thanks for all your comments. Fred, we are touched by your offer but we can manage. No one will get in trouble, not me and my family and not one of my colleagues. Keep an eye on my blog for further updates. 73, Bas

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