Georgia man runs into burning home to save beer

Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 6:57 AM
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COLUMBUS,   Ga .  — A man who walks with a cane was not injured when he ran into a burning Columbus   house to recover beer he left inside the house.

Officials are investigating the cause of the fire that broke out Thursday afternoon. Residents of the home say they believe the fire was caused by a water heater.

Six adults and two young children were inside watching television when the room began filling with smoke. After the children were rescued and everyone made it outside safely, Walter Serpit told WVTM television ( http://bit.ly/1eNR6vS   ) that he went back inside to retrieve his beer.

He said he went back inside "like a dummy" and the door shut behind him. He said he was able to escape without being burned and managed to save several cans of beer.

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nocnoc
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nocnoc 10/26/13 - 07:11 am
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What was the brand of beer?

I see a possible TV Commercial in the making here.

justputtin
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justputtin 10/26/13 - 07:16 am
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He needed it

He needed it to ease the pain of watching his house burn. I know lots of guys who will understand. Hilarious.

soapy_725
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soapy_725 10/26/13 - 07:22 am
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Jerry Springer University of Life Skills. TV and Beer 101.
Unpublished

Jerry Springer University of Life Skills. TV and Beer 101.

curly123053
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curly123053 10/26/13 - 07:27 am
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Funny!

I wonder if he is any relation to Otis!!!!

david jennings
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david jennings 10/26/13 - 08:23 am
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Might be just what we need

This man has exibited qualities above and beyond those of our elected officials, here in Augusta and Washington. I could vote for a man like this.

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Riverman1 10/26/13 - 08:51 am
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Hey, I can relate. When I was

Hey, I can relate. When I was in the Army we went to dangerous, some times illegal, extremes you wouldn't believe to get beer.

scooter2762
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scooter2762 10/26/13 - 09:16 am
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Priorities

Hey! It's all about priorities!

bentman
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bentman 10/26/13 - 09:31 am
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You might be a redneck if . .

You might be a redneck if . . .

carcraft
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carcraft 10/26/13 - 10:49 am
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As Benjamin Franklin said

As Benjamin Franklin said "Beer is proof God loves us and wants us to be happy "!

gerryv53
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gerryv53 10/26/13 - 02:04 pm
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A man who walks with a cane

A man who walks with a cane was not injured when he ran into a burning Columbus house to recover beer he left inside the house.

Beer should be handed out at the doctors office as a medicine, he used to walk with a cane but through the power of Beer he RAN into the house

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CobaltGeorge 10/26/13 - 04:30 pm
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All Comments Real Good

BUT...

yours gerryv53 that first prize! LOL :)

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