Re: [Cz-L]Lipcani Jewish Cemetery Destroyed by Fire

From: Miriam Taylor <mirtaylo_at_indiana.edu>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2014 10:14:39 -0400
To: David Glynn <glynn_at_spontini.co.uk>
Reply-To: Miriam Taylor <mirtaylo_at_indiana.edu>

Gras fires can be quite hot, depending on how tall the grass is.
Whether such a fire might crack gravestones also depends
on the material from which the stone is made.

It certainly is not a recommended method of controlling
the vegetation in a cemetery.

Mimi
On Mar 23, 2014, at 9:01 PM, David Glynn wrote:

> Can anyone tell us the gist of the Romanian commentary in this video?
>
> It appears that this was a grass fire. It is not clear to me that
> this would necessarily have had any effect on the stones. I rather
> doubt that there would have been enough heat to crack them. Or am
> I wrong?
>
> Perhaps the fire just cleared the vegetation?
>
> David
>

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