A Night in Flames

A Night in Flames - Joshua Sipe Essay 5 A Night in Flames...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Joshua Sipe Essay 5 A Night in Flames Can you imagine what it feels like to be lit on fire? Not many people can, but for me it’s a different story. I’ve been through the pain and the phobias that come after being set ablaze with gasoline. According to the Burn Survivor Resource Center approximately 2.4 million burns are reported per year, while approximately 650,000 of the injuries are treated by medical professionals and 75,000 are hospitalized. Being part of this statistic wasn’t my choice, but the past can’t be changed, therefore it’s a story that needs to be told. The story begins on my parents property which was recently deforested, which meant there was excess wood lying around. Thinking that there would be no problems, we decided to create a bonfire and throw a party outback. The bonfire was at least five feet in diameter and rose to at least ten feet in the air. Everything seemed to be going good but as soon as gasoline was added to the equation the night took a turn for the worse. The worst experience of my life was
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/16/2009 for the course ENGL M02 taught by Professor Mr.coolage during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Adirondack.

Page1 / 3

A Night in Flames - Joshua Sipe Essay 5 A Night in Flames...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online