Posts tagged ‘fire’

March 31, 2019

Randall McDougal R.I.P.

by duncanr

63 yr old trucker, Randall McDougal, was transporting ammonium nitrate through Arkansas when his brakes caught on fire

after calling 911 to report the problem, he drove his truck to a remote location away from populated areas to minimise loss of life

sadly, he lost his own when the truck exploded as he tried to extinguish the fire

full story, and pics – here

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May 21, 2018

Arthur’s Seat Fire – Drone Footage

by duncanr

generations of my family lived in Arthur St, at the foot of Arthur’s Seat, the extinct volcano in the heart of Edinburgh

as a child, I spent many happy hours playing on Arthur’s Seat with my cousins

later, it became a favourite place to walk my dogs, and later still a favourite haunt to court some willing girlfriends

so I have lots of happy memories of Arthur’s Seat

unsurprisingly then, this story caught

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March 25, 2018

I went and tried this right away

by allthoughtswork

It works!

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February 24, 2018

The bastard only got community service

by allthoughtswork

The idiot teen who destroyed 49,000 acres of historic, protected forest with a single firecracker last fall just got handed probation, the little fucker.

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January 11, 2018

Ali Scissorhand

by duncanr

not sure I’d feel entirely relaxed having my hair cut by a barber with 11 pairs of scissors in one hand

mind you, if it came to a choice, I’d prefer he cut my hair rather than this pakistani barber . . .

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November 27, 2017

Xmas Parenting Tip

by duncanr

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September 5, 2017

MotherFUCKER!

by allthoughtswork

 

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Two fuckwits set off fireworks on a popular hiking trail on Saturday and now our world-famous Columbia River Gorge is burning and there is smoke outside my window and ash falling on my truck.

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August 24, 2017

Out of Fire and into Frying Pan

by duncanr

firefighters rewarded with sausages after saving pigs’ bacon – http://tinyurl.com/yaz83vtc

June 14, 2017

London Tower Block on Fire

by duncanr

A huge fire has engulfed a tower block in Latimer Road, west London, with eyewitnesses claiming people are trapped in their homes.

The fire at Grenfell Tower on the Lancaster West Estate was reported at 01:16 BST and about 200 firefighters are tackling the blaze.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40269625

April 22, 2017

How to Start a Fire with . . .

by duncanr

a battery and a chewing gum wrapper