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fin2feather
PostPosted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:48 am  Reply with quote
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Some of you may know Jim Greenwood; his shop at MM&S in Augusta, Kansas was destroyed by fire. Jim was not hurt I understand; I do not know who the employee is that sustained minor injuries, This from the March 6 Eldorado Leader...

"The second story of an Augusta business was completely destroyed after a fire Friday afternoon.
Augusta firefighters along with Towanda, Andover and Douglass firefighters responded to Michael Murphy and Sons, 6400 SW Hunter Rd., around 11:30 a.m. for a structure fire.
It took two hours to get the fire under control. Firefighters had to go on the defensive due to the amount of ammunition housed in the business being set off due to intense heat.
Augusta Fire Chief Tyler Brewer said the ammunition was the primary difficulty in fighting the fire. Michael Murphy and Sons buys and sells guns and ammunition along with a sporting clay range.
The fire started on the second floor of the building, which was a total loss following the fire. There was no cost estimate to the damage at this time. Brewer said the cause was accidental.
One business employee was treated at the scene for minor injuries. No firefighters were injured."

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Ringneck16
PostPosted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 9:10 am  Reply with quote



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jimdgreat1
PostPosted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:02 am  Reply with quote



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Lots of nice shotguns were there. Glad no one was hurt seriously.
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Gil S
PostPosted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:29 am  Reply with quote
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I had considered some guns they had. Priced me out, however. What a loss. Gil
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fin2feather
PostPosted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:10 pm  Reply with quote
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Ringneck, thanks for that link, I hope everyone in the shooting community will consider helping Jim rebuild his business.

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Ringneck16
PostPosted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:30 pm  Reply with quote



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You bet, fin2feather. Jim is a great guy and this is a devastating loss.
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