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The Fast Way to Success

A homeowner in New Ipswich, N.H., tried to thaw out frozen pipes — with a blowtorch. The resulting three-alarm fire destroyed the house. “A hair dryer works fine,” suggested Fire Chief David Leel. “It takes a little bit longer, but at least you still have your house standing when you get your pipes thawed.” (RC/WMUR Manchester) ...Yeah, but you have to admit: his pipes were well thawed.
Original Publication Date: 13 March 2016
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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