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Old February 14, 2013, 01:25 PM   #77
jimpeel
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It is not like there is no history of these units causing fires when deployed.

This from the L.A. Times.

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Dorner manhunt: Cabin not intentionally set on fire, sheriff says
February 13, 2013 | 4:37 pm

"We did not intentionally burn down that cabin to get Mr. Dorner out," Sheriff John McMahon told reporters at a news conference.

[Updated, 4:53 p.m. Feb. 13: He said that deputies fired conventional tear gas into the cabin and then used incendiary gas on the structure, which was first reported Wednesday by The Times. The cabin burned to the ground. Dorner is believed to have died inside.]
So what part of "incendiary" do they not understand?

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in·cen·di·ar·y
[in-sen-dee-er-ee] plural in·cen·di·ar·ies.
adjective
1. used or adapted for setting property on fire: incendiary bombs.
2. of or pertaining to the criminal setting on fire of property.
3. tending to arouse strife, sedition, etc.; inflammatory: incendiary speeches.
4. tending to inflame the senses: an incendiary extravaganza of music and dance.
noun
5. a person who deliberately sets fire to buildings or other property, as an arsonist.
6. Military . a shell, bomb, or grenade containing napalm, thermite, or some other substance that burns with an intense heat.
7. a person who stirs up strife, sedition, etc.; an agitator.
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