Owners watch their home burn via indoor security camera connected to iPhone

This home was burned to the ground in the Fort McMurray wildfire. The owners watched their living room go up in smoke via a security camera feed sent to their iPhone.

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  1. I feel really bad for those fish.

  2. Aaah.

    I can't bring myself to watch that, and it's not my house.

    I don't know how the owners could bear to watch it themselves.

  3. The house shuddered, oak bone on bone, its bared skeleton cringing from the heat, its wire, its nerves revealed as if a surgeon had torn the skin off to let the red veins and capillaries quiver in the scalded air. Help, help! Fire! Run, run! Heat snapped mirrors like the brittle winter ice. And the voices wailed Fire, fire, run, run, like a tragic nursery rhyme, a dozen voices, high, low, like children dying in a forest, alone, alone. And the voices fading as the wires popped their sheathings like hot chestnuts. One, two, three, four, five voices died.

    -Ray Bradbury, There Will Come Soft Rains

    I can't watch the video. Reading about the burning of an imaginary house is disturbing enough.

  4. A word of warning. The smoke detector goes off just short of the three minute mark.

  5. Awwww.. poor fish. This was surprisingly hard to watch =(

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