Posts tagged ‘fire’

October 25, 2019

Won’t be hard gettin’ the kids in the car TODAY

by allthoughtswork

California is currently on fire. Actually, it might be simpler to announce when California is NOT on fire, there’d be fewer announcements.

The above is basically my worst nightmare but I’ve already experienced it….

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August 7, 2019

Firefighters Save Racoons

by duncanr

when firefighters were called out to battle a warehouse fire in South Bend, Indiana, they spotted two racoons trapped on the roof of the burning building

knowing racoons are wary of people, they decided the best chance of rescuing the critturs was to set up some ladders and leave them to make their own escape from the 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

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!

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


September 5, 2017


by allthoughtswork


Image result for eagle creek fire

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 –

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