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Firefighters never grow old...

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by newyorkin, Apr 9, 2004.

  1. newyorkin

    newyorkin 1 ton status

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    >One dark night outside a small town in Minnesota, a fire started
    > > > inside the local chemical plant and in a blink it exploded into massive
    > > > flames. The alarm went out to all the fire departments from miles
    > > > around. When the volunteer fire fighters appeared on the scene, the
    > > > chemical company president rushed to the fire chief and said, "All of
    > > > our secret formulas are in the vault in the center of the plant. They
    > > > must be saved. I will give $50,000 to the fire department that brings
    > > > them out intact."
    > > > But the roaring flames held the firefighters off.
    > > >
    > > > Soon more fire departments had to be called in as the situation became
    > > > desperate. As the firemen arrived, the president shouted out that the
    > > > offer was now $100,000 to the fire department who could bring out the
    > > > company's secret files.
    > > >
    > > > From the distance, a lone siren was heard as another fire truck came
    > > > into sight. It was the nearby Norwegian rural township volunteer fire
    > > > company composed mainly of Norwegians over the age of 65. To everyone's
    > > > amazement, the little run-down fire engine, operated by these
    > > > Norwegian's, passed all the newer sleek engines parked outside the
    > > > plant.....and drove straight into the middle of the inferno.
    > > > Outside the other firemen watched as the Norwegian old timers jumped off
    > > > and began to fight the fire with a performance and effort never seen
    > > > before. Within a short time, the Norske old timers had extinguished the
    > > > fire and saved the secret formulas.
    > > >
    > > > The grateful chemical company president joyfully announced that for such
    > > > a superhuman feat he was upping the reward to $200,000, and walked over
    > > > to personally thank each of the brave, though elderly, Norske fire
    > > fighters.
    > > >
    > > > The local TV news reporters rushed in after capturing the event on film
    > > > asking, "What are you going to do with all that money?"
    > > >
    > > > "Vell," said Ole Larsen, the 70-year-old fire chief, "da furst thing ve
    > > > do is fix da brakes on dat damn truck!"
     
  2. gm4x

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