Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Fire destroys Johnny Cash house

Via BBC News - Fire destroys Johnny Cash house
The lakeside Tennessee home of late country music superstar Johnny Cash has been destroyed in a fire.

It burned down on Tuesday while renovations were being carried out for its new owner, Bee Gee Barry Gibb.

[. . .]

The agency said the fire spread quickly because construction workers had recently applied a flammable wood preservative to the exterior of the house during renovations.

After a few hours, little remained of the house except its stone chimneys.
It seems odd to me that a wood preservative would be so highly flammable, that seems counter-productive somehow.

No comments: