Dutchess County, New York

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Dutchess County New York (Class B) BFRO

July 07

My sister and her two children, my wife and I and our two dogs went to Nuclear lake in Dutchess county for an overnight camping trip. We set up camp in a field next to the lake a few hundred feet off the applician trail. We had two tents and went in them to sleep around 11:00p.m. My sister was feeling uneasy so I sent my male dog to her tent to sleep with her and the kids. My older dog, my wife, and myself were in my tent. I turned the opening of my tent to face my sisters tent door so she felt less stressed. An hour went by and the kids my old dog and wife were sleeping. Suddenly I heard foot steps coming from the woods heading toward us. It was a very dark night but I saw no flashlight shine. Then my young dog in my sisters tent started to make this whine/growl and I could clearly hear a person walk behind my sisters tent, but still no flashlight shine! All the while my sister was awake and my young dog freaking out almost crying and he is a pitbull not afraid of any critter. I KNEW ...

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Dutchess County New York (Class A) BFRO

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Dutchess County New York (Class B) BFRO

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Dutchess County New York (Class A) BFRO

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Jackson County Texas (Class A) BFRO

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Mercer County Pennsylvania (Class B) BFRO

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Snohomish County Washington (Class A) BFRO

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Anne Arundel County Maryland (Class B) BFRO

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Tom Green County Texas (Class A) BFRO

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March 2004

Mendocino County California (Class B) BFRO

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