A house on a cliff in Texas is burning down right now

(Screenshot from CBS / Dallas-Fort Worth)
(Screenshot from CBS Dallas-Fort Worth)

Here is a short story about an expensive house in Texas that is burning down today. The house, which costs about $700,000, is currently sitting on a cliff that is crumbling away beneath it. Rather than letting the house just plummet into Lake Whitney, located about 75 miles south of Dallas, officials have decided to burn the thing down instead, according to the Associated Press.

If you would like to watch an expensive home sitting atop a lake burn down, you can watch the livestream here.

Demolition crews set fire to a $800,000 house dangling on decaying cliff overlooking Lake Whitney, southwest of Dallas, Texas. (Reuters)

But if this sort of thing is of no interest to you, or if you find this post at some later time and wonder why anyone would even want to watch as a house on a cliff is deliberately burned to the ground, we have no real answer to this question, but instead we direct you to this video of a dog playing soccer.

Mark Berman is a reporter on the National staff. He runs Post Nation, a destination for breaking news and developing stories from around the country.

national

post-nation

Success! Check your inbox for details. You might also like:

Please enter a valid email address

See all newsletters

Comments
Show Comments

Sign up for email updates from the "Confronting the Caliphate" series.

You have signed up for the "Confronting the Caliphate" series.

Thank you for signing up
You'll receive e-mail when new stories are published in this series.
Most Read National

national

post-nation

Success! Check your inbox for details.

See all newsletters

Next Story
Mark Berman · June 13, 2014

To keep reading, please enter your email address.

You’ll also receive from The Washington Post:
  • A free 6-week digital subscription
  • Our daily newsletter in your inbox

Please enter a valid email address

I have read and agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Please indicate agreement.

Thank you.

Check your inbox. We’ve sent an email explaining how to set up an account and activate your free digital subscription.