A fire started on some grassland near a farm. The county fire department
was called to put out the fire, but the fire was more than the county
fire department could handle|
Someone suggested that a nearby
volunteer bunch be called. Despite some doubt that the volunteer outfit
would be of any assistance, the call was made and soon the volunteers
arrived in a dilapidated old fire truck.
rumbled straight towards the fire, and drove right into the middle of
the flames before they finally stopped! The firemen jumped off the
truck and frantically started spraying water in all directions.
they had snuffed out the center of the fire, breaking the
blaze into two easily controlled parts.
all this, the farmer was so impressed with the volunteer fire
department's work and was so grateful that his farm had been spared,
that right there on the spot he presented the volunteers with a check
local news reporter asked the volunteer fire captain what the
department planned to do with the funds.
ought to be obvious," he responded, wiping the sweat off his brow.
"The first thing we're gonna do is get the
brakes fixed on our fire truck!!
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