Knife Collection Saved From House Fire

homefireThis past weekend fire destroyed a home in Twin Peaks, California. Cause of fire is unknown, however it was believed to have been a broken fuel line.

This story has as happy an ending as it could considering the home was completely destroyed- but all 5 lives and a knife collection survived.


Take away- Insure your collection in case you have to help one of your family members instead of grabbing your knife collection.


Stories like this send a shiver down my spine. As a collector of antique knives, I can’t help but think that every year knives are destroyed and/or lost resulting in fewer and fewer in circulation.

Photo by G.T. Houts, Story reported in

Published in: on August 24, 2009 at 2:01 pm  Leave a Comment  
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