Old July 17th, 2009, 01:19 PM
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Default Burke house burns

Here are pictures of the castle inside and out before she burned:


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Old July 17th, 2009, 08:50 PM
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tough to burn stone.....
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Old July 18th, 2009, 09:06 AM
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Some really interesting pics of the castle before the fire.

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The castle had been featured on the Travel Channel in Grand Castles of America.
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Old July 19th, 2009, 12:18 PM
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No, stone does not burn. But, some stone contains water particles, which turn into steam 1700 times larger, and the stone explodes. This is the Romans destoyed Jerusalem in 69AD. Also wood beams, joists, floors, etc burn.
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Old July 26th, 2009, 02:55 PM
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I remember seeing that house/castle on the Travel Channel a couple of years ago, white a house. Too bad it went up in smoke. Would have made a great tourist site.
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