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Posted: 9/3/2015 1:09:29 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/3/2015 1:34:56 AM EDT by Beerbellybo]
My sister sent me some dramatic video footage this morning of a boat on Lake George, ( upstate NY) where apparently it exploded into flames after refueling at a marina just down from the cabin she was staying at Tuesday evening. She started videoing moments after hearing the explosion. In the video you can hear a man screaming in pain as he jumped into the lake on fire. The man ended up with 60% burns over his body. There was also a teenage boy with burns, but his were minor according to my Niece who works in th


I don't know why I can't post videos, what the heck am I doing wrong?
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Link Posted: 9/3/2015 1:14:45 AM EDT
boat fires are scary stuff.  Usually fuel vapor gets down it the hull and blows up. They can go from calm waters to raging explosion and inferno pretty fast.
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 1:16:35 AM EDT
60% and he jumped in Lake George?

I wonder if he'll survive.
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 8:37:17 AM EDT
That is about an hour north of me. It was all over the news
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 8:40:29 AM EDT
That sucks
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 10:29:57 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/3/2015 10:33:14 AM EDT by pat11784]
Too many people don't know or bother to run their bilge blower sufficiently before starting.
Or use automotive grade electrical parts that aren't sealed.
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 10:37:18 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By pat11784:
Too many people don't know or bother to run their bilge blower sufficiently before starting.
Or use automotive grade electrical parts that aren't sealed.
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QFT

Bilge blowers and fuel vapor detectors es muy importante!
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 10:39:29 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By sigp226:
60% and he jumped in Lake George?

I wonder if he'll survive.
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??

Isn't it one of the cleaner lakes in the country?

My BIL and his family have a boat up there.  I've been lucky enough to spend some time on that lake.  Beautiful place!
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 10:40:53 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Beerbellybo:


My sister sent me some dramatic video footage this morning of a boat on Lake George, ( upstate NY) where apparently it exploded into flames after refueling at a marina just down from the cabin she was staying at Tuesday evening. She started videoing moments after hearing the explosion. In the video you can hear a man screaming in pain as he jumped into the lake on fire. The man ended up with 60% burns over his body. There was also a teenage boy with burns, but his were minor according to my Niece who works in th





I don't know why I can't post videos, what the heck am I doing wrong?

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Make sure there's no "S" in the HTTP link.



 
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 10:44:34 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By AJ-IN-JAX:


Make sure there's no "S" in the HTTP link.
 
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Originally Posted By AJ-IN-JAX:
Originally Posted By Beerbellybo:
My sister sent me some dramatic video footage this morning of a boat on Lake George, ( upstate NY) where apparently it exploded into flames after refueling at a marina just down from the cabin she was staying at Tuesday evening. She started videoing moments after hearing the explosion. In the video you can hear a man screaming in pain as he jumped into the lake on fire. The man ended up with 60% burns over his body. There was also a teenage boy with burns, but his were minor according to my Niece who works in th


I don't know why I can't post videos, what the heck am I doing wrong?


Make sure there's no "S" in the HTTP link.
 


Only team can embed.
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 12:16:37 PM EDT
I'm holding my breath.  Come on OP, I'm turning blue
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 12:22:02 PM EDT
when one posts a thread describing video footage, I actually expect to see a video somewhere in the thread..

(IN BEFORE VIDEO)
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 12:22:04 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Beerbellybo:





I don't know why I can't post videos, what the heck am I doing wrong?

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Don't bother even putting up a link so a team member can embed for you.
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 12:23:08 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By tapered-pin:
when one posts a thread describing video footage, I actually expect to see a video somewhere in the thread..

(IN BEFORE VIDEO)
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Link Posted: 9/3/2015 12:24:18 PM EDT
The video posted in the OP is just damned exciting !!!
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Link Posted: 9/3/2015 12:31:26 PM EDT
In before video...
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 12:48:27 PM EDT
IBV.
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 12:52:29 PM EDT

So Dramatic  

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Originally Posted By irishtech:



Originally Posted By AJ-IN-JAX:



 




Only team can embed.


Oh.....



 
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 1:31:19 PM EDT
he can link though.. get on it..
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 1:33:02 PM EDT
In on useless thread until actual video.
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 1:33:08 PM EDT
This thread is worthless without video.
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 1:33:38 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By redfish86:


??

Isn't it one of the cleaner lakes in the country?

My BIL and his family have a boat up there.  I've been lucky enough to spend some time on that lake.  Beautiful place!
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Originally Posted By redfish86:
Originally Posted By sigp226:
60% and he jumped in Lake George?

I wonder if he'll survive.


??

Isn't it one of the cleaner lakes in the country?

My BIL and his family have a boat up there.  I've been lucky enough to spend some time on that lake.  Beautiful place!


Less than sterile is dirty enough for burns like that.

He's in for a fight.
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